Foresters Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Foresters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,610
25th Percentile Wage
$48,040
50th Percentile Wage
$59,660
75th Percentile Wage
$72,190
90th Percentile Wage
$81,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for foresters 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) foresters is $81,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid foresters is $34,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,660
-4.16% -14.42%
2016
$62,140
3.67% -
2015
$59,860
-24.22% -
2014
$74,360
-1.05% -
2013
$75,140
9.16% -
2012
$68,260
- -

Compare Foresters Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of foresters in five 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 foresters occupations is the lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $69,990. The lowest paying industry is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (annual salary $61,570). For detailed foresters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$69,990
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$67,660
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$62,980
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,570
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,570

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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