Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,620
25th Percentile Wage
$82,320
50th Percentile Wage
$109,390
75th Percentile Wage
$142,600
90th Percentile Wage
$166,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware 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) computer hardware engineers is $166,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $109,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer hardware engineers is $59,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016109,3902.11%5.16%
2015107,0800.86%-
2014106,1603.53%-
2013102,410-1.31%-
2012103,750--

Compare Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer hardware 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 computer hardware engineer occupations is the household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $126,070. The lowest paying industry is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $94,460). For detailed computer hardware engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$126,070
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$111,110
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$107,280
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$101,080
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$101,080
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$94,460

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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