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

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents among West Virginia cities 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 West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,470
25th Percentile Wage
$37,600
50th Percentile Wage
$62,690
75th Percentile Wage
$115,900
90th Percentile Wage
$185,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $185,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,470.

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
$62,690
-9.84% -6.95%
2016
$68,860
7.30% -
2015
$63,830
10.01% -
2014
$57,440
4.21% -
2013
$55,020
-21.86% -
2012
$67,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of West Virginia ranges from $37,490 to $89,990. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in West Virginia is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $89,990. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $84,460). The lowest paying area is Huntington-Ashland with a median annual salary of $37,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$89,990
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$84,460
Charleston
$79,420
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$63,140
Winchester
$60,940
Morgantown
$50,780
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$50,610
Cumberland
$48,720
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,950
Steubenville-Weirton
$39,260
Wheeling
$38,590
Huntington-Ashland
$37,490




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