Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,290
25th Percentile Wage
$46,420
50th Percentile Wage
$61,720
75th Percentile Wage
$82,520
90th Percentile Wage
$110,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists 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) business operations specialists is $110,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $35,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,720
1.33% 3.66%
2016
$60,900
0.99% -
2015
$60,300
0.43% -
2014
$60,040
1.20% -
2013
$59,320
-0.24% -
2012
$59,460
- -

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists 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 business operations specialist occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $67,500. The lowest paying industry is the lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $55,180). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$67,500
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$65,630
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$65,630
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$63,740
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$63,040
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$61,760
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$61,750
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$61,160
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$60,850
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$60,340
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$60,230
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$59,780
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$59,700
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$59,620
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,160
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$59,090
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$58,830
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$58,770
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$58,550
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$58,530
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$58,390
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$57,870
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$57,060
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$56,770
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$56,230
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$55,870
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$55,180

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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