Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare software developers and programmers salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Software Developers and Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,140
25th Percentile Wage
$73,420
50th Percentile Wage
$98,190
75th Percentile Wage
$125,670
90th Percentile Wage
$155,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for software developers and programmers 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) software developers and programmers is $155,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $55,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,190
3.23% 9.73%
2016
$95,020
1.17% -
2015
$93,910
1.94% -
2014
$92,090
2.17% -
2013
$90,090
1.61% -
2012
$88,640
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Compare Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of software developers and programmers 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 software developers and programmers occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $102,670. The lowest paying industry is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $66,400). For detailed software developers and programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$102,670
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$100,540
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$99,770
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$99,230
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$95,840
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$95,840
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$90,580
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$89,160
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$87,410
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$87,100
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$86,650
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$85,960
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$84,020
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$82,560
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$81,990
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$81,960
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$81,740
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$81,550
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$80,510
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$79,810
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$76,750
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$76,290
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$75,700
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$73,470
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$69,010
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$68,440
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$66,400

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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