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
$46,120
25th Percentile Wage
$61,480
50th Percentile Wage
$80,050
75th Percentile Wage
$102,810
90th Percentile Wage
$128,300

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 $128,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer programmers is $46,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,0500.77%8.58%
201579,4302.17%-
201477,7102.79%-
201375,5403.12%-
201273,180--

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

The average salaries of computer programmers in 22 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 chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $86,220. 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
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$86,220
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$86,040
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$85,850
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$81,960
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$81,960
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$81,620
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
$80,020
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$79,950
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$79,340
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$79,260
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$79,250
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$78,930
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$77,590
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$76,880
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$76,700
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$75,570
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$74,550
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$73,890
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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