Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,280
25th Percentile Wage
$54,390
50th Percentile Wage
$69,790
75th Percentile Wage
$91,290
90th Percentile Wage
$119,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial specialists is $119,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $43,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,790
0.23% 6.75%
2016
$69,630
1.64% -
2015
$68,490
1.56% -
2014
$67,420
1.90% -
2013
$66,140
1.60% -
2012
$65,080
- -

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of financial 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 financial specialist occupations is the chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $74,900. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $62,000). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$74,900
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$74,530
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$74,240
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$72,370
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$71,680
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$71,360
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$71,020
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$71,020
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$70,220
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$69,970
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$69,740
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$69,710
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$69,640
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$69,600
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$69,340
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$69,280
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$68,960
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$68,470
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$68,280
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$68,050
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$67,270
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$66,860
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$66,190
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$66,040
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$64,400
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$63,980
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$62,000

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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