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
$80,950
25th Percentile Wage
$97,520
50th Percentile Wage
$122,640
75th Percentile Wage
$151,880
90th Percentile Wage
$177,640

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 $177,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $122,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $80,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016122,640-0.73%20.88%
2015123,53017.64%-
2014101,740-1.77%-
2013103,5406.29%-
201297,030--

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 merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry with an annual salary $128,110. The lowest paying industry is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (annual salary $105,230). For detailed computer and information research scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$128,110
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$127,790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$105,230
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$105,230

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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