Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,610
25th Percentile Wage
$45,170
50th Percentile Wage
$58,690
75th Percentile Wage
$73,830
90th Percentile Wage
$89,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians 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 engineering technicians is $89,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $34,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,6903.05%7.22%
201556,900-0.11%-
201456,9602.37%-
201355,6102.09%-
201254,450--

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in twelve 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 engineering technician occupations is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $67,490. The lowest paying industry is the furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $43,410). For detailed electrical and electronics engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$67,490
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$65,310
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$62,590
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$61,350
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$59,410
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$58,970
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$58,550
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$57,010
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,930
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,930
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$51,440
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$43,410

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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