Computer Occupations Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,380
25th Percentile Wage
$55,100
50th Percentile Wage
$78,700
75th Percentile Wage
$109,290
90th Percentile Wage
$139,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer occupations 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) computer occupations is $139,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $40,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,700
1.63% 6.21%
2016
$77,420
0.48% -
2015
$77,050
0.71% -
2014
$76,500
2.29% -
2013
$74,750
1.26% -
2012
$73,810
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Compare Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer occupations 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 computer occupations occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $82,010. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $58,550). For detailed computer occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$82,010
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$82,010
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$81,660
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$79,180
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$78,700
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$76,600
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$73,800
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$73,130
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$71,670
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$70,210
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$69,980
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$69,980
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$69,940
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$69,350
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$69,000
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$68,400
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$68,310
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$68,220
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$67,770
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$65,920
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$65,590
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$64,640
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$64,210
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$64,150
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$63,450
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$62,260
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$58,550

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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