Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,480
25th Percentile Wage
$74,060
50th Percentile Wage
$96,990
75th Percentile Wage
$124,790
90th Percentile Wage
$154,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics 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) electrical and electronics engineers is $154,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $58,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,990
3.61% 9.77%
2016
$93,490
2.33% -
2015
$91,310
2.65% -
2014
$88,890
1.81% -
2013
$87,280
-0.26% -
2012
$87,510
- -

Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in 15 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 electrical and electronics engineer occupations is the chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $118,530. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $62,900). For detailed electrical and electronics engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$118,530
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$115,590
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$115,050
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$115,050
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$109,770
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$93,900
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$93,600
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$93,520
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$91,840
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$89,470
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$87,460
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$84,100
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$82,600
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$81,600
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$62,900

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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