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
$34,730
25th Percentile Wage
$45,510
50th Percentile Wage
$60,900
75th Percentile Wage
$82,010
90th Percentile Wage
$111,590

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 $111,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $34,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,9000.99%2.36%
201560,3000.43%-
201460,0401.20%-
201359,320-0.24%-
201259,460--

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

The average salaries of business operations specialists 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 business operations specialist occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $67,230. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $52,790). 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
$67,230
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$64,610
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$64,610
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$63,040
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$61,760
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$60,850
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$60,770
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$60,340
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$60,230
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$59,620
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$59,280
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$58,910
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$58,910
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$58,830
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$58,770
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$58,750
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$58,530
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$57,690
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
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$55,180
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$52,790

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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