Biomedical Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Biomedical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,020
25th Percentile Wage
$71,860
50th Percentile Wage
$89,660
75th Percentile Wage
$112,620
90th Percentile Wage
$135,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical 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) biomedical engineers is $135,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biomedical engineers is $60,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201689,660-2.64%6.06%
201592,0303.28%-
201489,0100.25%-
201388,7905.14%-
201284,230--

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

The average salaries of biomedical 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 biomedical engineer occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $92,740. The lowest paying industry is the drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $71,350). For detailed biomedical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$92,740
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$92,740
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$89,650
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$89,650
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$71,350
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$71,350

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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