The salary statistics of geographers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare geographers salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geographers 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) geographers is $148,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid geographers is $47,030.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of geographers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||1-Year Growth|
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .