Computer Programmers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,810
25th Percentile Wage
$66,030
50th Percentile Wage
$86,340
75th Percentile Wage
$112,270
90th Percentile Wage
$137,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer 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) computer programmers is $137,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer programmers is $50,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,340
7.29% 15.24%
2016
$80,050
0.77% -
2015
$79,430
2.17% -
2014
$77,710
2.79% -
2013
$75,540
3.12% -
2012
$73,180
- -

Compare Computer Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer 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 computer programmers occupations is the merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry with an annual salary $99,300. The lowest paying industry is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $70,000). For detailed computer programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$99,300
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$89,830
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$89,830
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$87,170
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$86,220
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$86,040
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$85,850
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$82,360
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$82,120
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$81,570
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$81,560
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$80,950
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$80,880
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$80,500
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$79,260
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$79,240
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$78,930
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$78,380
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$77,590
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$76,700
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$76,340
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$75,570
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$74,550
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$73,890
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$73,280
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$72,320
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$70,000

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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