Environmental Engineer Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,530
25th Percentile Wage
$73,940
50th Percentile Wage
$94,000
75th Percentile Wage
$112,110
90th Percentile Wage
$128,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental 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) environmental engineers is $128,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineers is $54,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,000
2.39% 1.55%
2016
$91,750
0.26% -
2015
$91,510
-1.72% -
2014
$93,080
1.47% -
2013
$91,710
-0.91% -
2012
$92,540
- -

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

The average salaries of environmental engineers in ten 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 environmental engineer occupations is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $102,720. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry (annual salary $60,000). For detailed environmental engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$102,720
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$98,930
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$98,250
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$98,080
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$97,140
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$91,760
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$90,610
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$90,610
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$73,360
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$60,000

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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