Human Resources Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,660
25th Percentile Wage
$47,720
50th Percentile Wage
$60,690
75th Percentile Wage
$77,950
90th Percentile Wage
$99,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers 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 workers is $99,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $37,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,6900.61%3.95%
201560,3201.54%-
201459,3900.17%-
201359,2901.69%-
201258,290--

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

The average salaries of human resources workers 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 human resources worker occupations is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $64,170. The lowest paying industry is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $53,070). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$64,170
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$63,750
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$62,750
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$62,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$62,640
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$61,460
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$61,430
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$61,260
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$60,600
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$60,410
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$60,150
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$60,070
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,670
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,560
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$59,460
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,420
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$58,980
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$58,580
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$58,350
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$56,370
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$55,880
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$55,160
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$53,070

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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