Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,150
25th Percentile Wage
$69,460
50th Percentile Wage
$89,640
75th Percentile Wage
$116,790
90th Percentile Wage
$147,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers 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) engineers is $147,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineers is $55,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,640
1.19% 6.27%
2016
$88,570
-0.01% -
2015
$88,580
2.21% -
2014
$86,620
1.72% -
2013
$85,130
1.30% -
2012
$84,020
- -

Compare Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of engineers 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 engineer occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $95,510. The lowest paying industry is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $67,200). For detailed engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$95,510
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$95,510
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$94,740
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$94,650
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$94,610
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$92,600
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$92,420
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$90,820
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$90,650
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$89,990
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$89,500
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$89,430
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$89,180
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$88,630
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$87,810
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$83,420
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$81,780
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$81,630
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$77,180
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$76,680
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$75,250
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$75,060
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$74,320
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$74,240
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$71,060
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$69,990
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$67,200

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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