Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,660
25th Percentile Wage
$79,580
50th Percentile Wage
$104,710
75th Percentile Wage
$138,790
90th Percentile Wage
$184,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources 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) human resources managers is $184,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $63,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016104,7101.89%3.44%
2015102,7302.68%-
201499,9800.78%-
201399,200-1.93%-
2012101,110--

Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of human resources managers in 21 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 human resources manager occupations is the drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $119,290. The lowest paying industry is the petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $88,370). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$119,290
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$111,750
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$110,150
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$109,640
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$109,360
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$109,090
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$106,370
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$106,370
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$106,180
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$105,510
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$104,790
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$104,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$104,360
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$104,120
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$99,540
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$99,330
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$97,790
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$96,230
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$92,150
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$90,370
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$88,370

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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