Computer Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,970
25th Percentile Wage
$40,520
50th Percentile Wage
$52,430
75th Percentile Wage
$68,750
90th Percentile Wage
$89,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer support specialists 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 support specialists is $89,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $31,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,430
-1.01% 2.75%
2016
$52,960
-0.28% -
2015
$53,110
0.19% -
2014
$53,010
4.47% -
2013
$50,640
-0.69% -
2012
$50,990
- -

Compare Computer Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer support specialists 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 support specialist occupations is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $54,670. The lowest paying industry is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $46,400). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$54,670
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$53,950
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$52,920
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$52,760
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$52,760
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$52,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$52,550
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$52,480
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$52,320
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$52,290
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$52,210
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$52,130
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$51,940
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$51,370
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$50,790
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$50,690
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$50,590
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$50,530
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$50,350
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$50,350
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$50,200
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$49,150
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$49,020
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,410
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$47,350
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$46,910
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$46,400

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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