Other Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,330
25th Percentile Wage
$48,500
50th Percentile Wage
$65,690
75th Percentile Wage
$91,100
90th Percentile Wage
$124,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other business operations specialists is $124,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other business operations specialists is $36,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,690-0.96%-0.58%
201566,320-0.33%-
201466,5400.38%-
201366,2900.33%-
201266,070--

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

The average salaries of other 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 other business operations specialist occupations is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $70,100. The lowest paying industry is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $51,670). For detailed other business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$70,100
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$69,630
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$68,930
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$68,370
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$68,340
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$68,150
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$67,830
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$67,830
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$65,870
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$65,860
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$65,180
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$64,950
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$64,780
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$64,280
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$62,380
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$60,510
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$57,940
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$57,860
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$57,640
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$56,670
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$55,080
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$54,000
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$51,670

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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