Aerospace Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,370
25th Percentile Wage
$87,170
50th Percentile Wage
$112,440
75th Percentile Wage
$129,760
90th Percentile Wage
$155,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace 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) aerospace engineers is $155,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $112,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid aerospace engineers is $71,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$112,440
-3.81% 13.21%
2016
$116,720
0.57% -
2015
$116,050
10.08% -
2014
$104,350
0.53% -
2013
$103,800
5.98% -
2012
$97,590
- -

Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of aerospace engineers 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 aerospace engineer occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $135,210. The lowest paying industry is the household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $104,340). For detailed aerospace engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$135,210
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$135,210
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$115,580
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$110,610
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$109,960
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$104,340

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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