Applications Software Developers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,110
25th Percentile Wage
$72,410
50th Percentile Wage
$94,650
75th Percentile Wage
$120,700
90th Percentile Wage
$147,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers 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) applications software developers is $147,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid applications software developers is $56,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201694,650-0.48%2.79%
201595,1000.37%-
201494,7501.25%-
201393,5701.67%-
201292,010--

Compare Applications Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of applications software developers in 17 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 applications software developers occupations is the chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $109,680. The lowest paying industry is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $69,130). For detailed applications software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$109,680
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$103,450
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$96,820
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$96,330
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$96,330
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$96,320
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$94,530
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$94,180
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$92,570
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$92,280
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$91,800
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$90,340
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$87,300
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$87,000
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$86,340
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$74,480
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$69,130

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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