Civil Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Civil Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,840
25th Percentile Wage
$63,830
50th Percentile Wage
$83,740
75th Percentile Wage
$106,780
90th Percentile Wage
$127,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil 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) civil engineers is $127,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid civil engineers is $52,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201683,740-8.19%10.72%
201590,6008.29%-
201483,0906.44%-
201377,7403.83%-
201274,760--

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

The average salaries of civil 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 civil engineer occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $101,910. The lowest paying industry is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $69,030). For detailed civil engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$101,910
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$101,910
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$73,910
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$73,750
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$71,280
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$69,030

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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