The salary statistics of telemarketers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of telemarketers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The telemarketers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for telemarketers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) telemarketers is $39,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,330. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 114% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of telemarketers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of telemarketers in 17 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 telemarketers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $43,290. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $23,150).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
From the above tables we note that not only telemarketers 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 telemarketers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,180 to $38,320. The highest paying state for telemarketers is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $38,320. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,180. For more salary information of telemarketers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New York|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |