Electrical Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,510
25th Percentile Wage
$74,660
50th Percentile Wage
$95,990
75th Percentile Wage
$122,350
90th Percentile Wage
$151,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical 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 engineers is $151,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical engineers is $60,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,990
1.54% 10.64%
2016
$94,510
3.05% -
2015
$91,630
4.58% -
2014
$87,430
1.68% -
2013
$85,960
0.21% -
2012
$85,780
- -

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

The average salaries of electrical 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 engineer occupations is the merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry with an annual salary $115,110. The lowest paying industry is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $65,960). For detailed electrical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$115,110
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$113,900
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$113,900
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$113,840
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$108,770
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$99,500
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$93,690
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$90,520
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$90,120
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$89,470
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$86,590
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$81,940
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$79,790
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$68,160
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$65,960

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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