Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents amongst Virginia metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,770
25th Percentile Wage
$43,720
50th Percentile Wage
$62,980
75th Percentile Wage
$110,580
90th Percentile Wage
$200,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $200,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,770.

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
$62,980
-12.85% 3.91%
2016
$71,070
-5.94% -
2015
$75,290
12.80% -
2014
$65,650
12.25% -
2013
$57,610
-5.05% -
2012
$60,520
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of Virginia ranges from $40,090 to $83,050. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Virginia is Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford with a median annual salary of $83,050. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Danville (mean annual salary $78,480). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$83,050
Danville
$78,480
Richmond
$77,220
Harrisonburg
$58,430
Roanoke
$57,450
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$51,640
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$49,670
Charlottesville
$49,580
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,070
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$47,810
Lynchburg
$45,920
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$40,180
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$40,090




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