Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,780
25th Percentile Wage
$39,610
50th Percentile Wage
$49,580
75th Percentile Wage
$66,640
90th Percentile Wage
$88,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science 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) other life, physical, and social science technicians is $88,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life, physical, and social science technicians is $32,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,580
-2.66% 13.55%
2016
$50,900
-3.44% -
2015
$52,650
-2.47% -
2014
$53,950
17.57% -
2013
$44,470
3.62% -
2012
$42,860
- -

Compare Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of other life, physical, and social science technicians in 13 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 other life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $57,340. The lowest paying industry is the grocery and related product merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $42,460). For detailed other life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$57,340
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$53,350
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$52,710
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$51,380
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$51,380
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$50,730
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$50,370
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$47,130
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$46,840
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$46,260
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$43,910
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$43,730
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$42,460

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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