Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of architects (except naval) in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare architects (except naval) salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Architects (Except Naval)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except naval) 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) architects (except naval) is $132,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architects (except naval) is $48,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architects (except naval) in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
10.97% 21.35%
6.08% -
1.95% -
3.44% -
0.64% -
- -

Compare Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of architects (except naval) in six 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 architects (except naval) occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $100,800. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $55,350). For detailed architects (except naval) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


Highest paying industries for architects (except naval).