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Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary Information

The salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,060
25th Percentile Wage
$40,670
50th Percentile Wage
$63,780
75th Percentile Wage
$121,960
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $121,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,060. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 268% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,780
-5.53% -12.45%
2016
$67,310
-6.30% -
2015
$71,550
-0.73% -
2014
$72,070
-0.79% -
2013
$72,640
1.27% -
2012
$71,720
- -

Table 2. Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in 14 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $119,760. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $53,390).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$119,760
Federal, State, and Local Government
$114,220
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$103,020
Utilities
$99,000
Mining
$84,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$77,870
Information
$74,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,280
Retail Trade
$72,730
Wholesale Trade
$71,570
Finance and Insurance
$63,020
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$58,060
Manufacturing
$57,610
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$53,390

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents by States

From the above tables we note that not only securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $23,680 to $141,090. The highest paying state for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents is New York with a median annual salary of $141,090. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $23,680. For more salary information of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$141,090
Connecticut
$93,540
Massachusetts
$85,880
Rhode Island
$81,720
South Dakota
$77,680
New Jersey
$74,810
Vermont
$73,870
New Hampshire
$73,180
Hawaii
$69,990
Delaware
$69,250
Minnesota
$68,580
Illinois
$64,190
Maryland
$63,730
Virginia
$62,980
West Virginia
$62,690
Pennsylvania
$62,180
Alaska
$61,730
Wisconsin
$60,460
Ohio
$60,370
Mississippi
$59,670
Indiana
$59,460
North Carolina
$59,200
Florida
$57,990
Kansas
$57,630
Missouri
$57,620
Oklahoma
$57,590
District of Columbia
$57,090
Maine
$57,040
North Dakota
$56,710
Tennessee
$56,500
Nebraska
$55,180
Utah
$54,860
Georgia
$53,600
Colorado
$53,410
Texas
$53,080
Alabama
$52,870
Michigan
$52,580
Iowa
$52,180
Kentucky
$51,980
Washington
$51,770
South Carolina
$51,190
California
$50,740
Oregon
$49,010
Montana
$46,870
Arkansas
$45,920
Arizona
$44,850
Nevada
$43,130
New Mexico
$42,770
Louisiana
$40,890
Wyoming
$38,810
Idaho
$38,330
Puerto Rico
$23,680



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