Marketing and Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Marketing and Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,800
25th Percentile Wage
$87,380
50th Percentile Wage
$121,940
75th Percentile Wage
$167,660
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for marketing 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) marketing and sales managers is $167,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $121,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid marketing and sales managers is $65,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of marketing and sales managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$121,940
0.48% 5.19%
2016
$121,360
2.04% -
2015
$118,890
0.79% -
2014
$117,950
1.55% -
2013
$116,120
0.44% -
2012
$115,610
- -

Compare Marketing and Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of marketing and sales managers in 27 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 marketing and sales manager occupations is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $144,940. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $96,000). For detailed marketing 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
$144,940
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$137,380
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$134,470
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$131,560
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$129,630
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$129,630
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$128,340
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$125,510
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$124,300
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$121,130
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$119,970
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$119,670
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$118,580
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$117,870
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$117,160
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$116,390
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$116,050
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$116,020
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$115,570
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$112,080
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$111,290
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$110,940
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$106,750
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$106,070
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$103,070
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$97,750
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$96,000

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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