Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,490
25th Percentile Wage
$85,390
50th Percentile Wage
$120,860
75th Percentile Wage
$167,390
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $167,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $120,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $64,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016120,8602.07%4.88%
2015118,3600.75%-
2014117,4701.65%-
2013115,5300.49%-
2012114,960--

Compare Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in 23 industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager occupations is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $147,400. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $95,380). For detailed advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$147,400
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$134,500
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$134,240
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$131,430
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$131,430
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$128,150
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$124,850
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$123,660
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$121,700
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$119,550
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$117,770
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$116,390
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$115,980
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$114,720
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$112,090
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$111,960
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$111,500
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$111,290
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$106,160
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$104,770
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$102,580
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$97,420
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$95,380

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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