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
$43,170
25th Percentile Wage
$54,240
50th Percentile Wage
$69,630
75th Percentile Wage
$91,160
90th Percentile Wage
$119,250

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 $119,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $43,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,6301.64%6.53%
201568,4901.56%-
201467,4201.90%-
201366,1401.60%-
201265,080--

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

The average salaries of financial 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 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 product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $60,790). 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
$74,180
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$73,350
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$72,370
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$71,360
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$70,330
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$70,330
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$70,220
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
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$69,520
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$69,470
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$69,340
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
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$66,160
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$64,400
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$64,180
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$63,680
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$60,790

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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