Operations Specialties Manager Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Specialties Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,230
25th Percentile Wage
$76,260
50th Percentile Wage
$104,590
75th Percentile Wage
$144,050
90th Percentile Wage
$194,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) operations specialties managers is $194,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations specialties managers is $58,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operations specialties managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016104,5902.66%8.03%
2015101,8101.48%-
2014100,3002.45%-
201397,8401.69%-
201296,190--

Compare Operations Specialties Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of operations specialties 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 operations specialties manager occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $123,090. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $81,980). For detailed operations specialties manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$123,090
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$111,750
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$111,750
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$110,340
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$108,530
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$108,270
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$106,630
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$103,000
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$102,400
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$101,740
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$99,780
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$99,320
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$98,030
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$96,880
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$96,860
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$96,800
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$96,490
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$96,020
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$94,950
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$92,960
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$91,160
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$89,320
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$81,980

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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