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
$31,840
25th Percentile Wage
$38,740
50th Percentile Wage
$50,900
75th Percentile Wage
$69,760
90th Percentile Wage
$95,480

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 $95,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life, physical, and social science technicians is $31,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,900-3.44%15.80%
201552,650-2.47%-
201453,95017.57%-
201344,4703.62%-
201242,860--

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 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 other life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $65,370. The lowest paying industry is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $43,730). 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
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$65,370
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$65,370
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$49,940
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$46,800
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$43,730

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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