Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,380
25th Percentile Wage
$103,030
50th Percentile Wage
$137,320
75th Percentile Wage
$166,180
90th Percentile Wage
$201,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists 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 and information research scientists is $201,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $137,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $82,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$137,320
10.69% 29.34%
2016
$122,640
-0.73% -
2015
$123,530
17.64% -
2014
$101,740
-1.77% -
2013
$103,540
6.29% -
2012
$97,030
- -

Compare Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer and information research scientists in four 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 and information research scientist occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $141,800. The lowest paying industry is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (annual salary $112,820). For detailed computer and information research scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$141,800
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$141,600
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$112,820
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$112,820

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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