Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage 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 postsecondary teachers 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) postsecondary teachers is $118,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary teachers is $38,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
29.73% 3.90%
5.27% -
13.01% -
-38.36% -
-19.95% -
- -

Compare Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary teachers in six 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 postsecondary teacher occupations is the merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry with an annual salary $85,360. The lowest paying industry is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $43,570). For detailed postsecondary teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


Highest paying industries for postsecondary teachers.