Art and Design Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of art and design workers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare art and design worker salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Art and Design Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,090
25th Percentile Wage
$28,220
50th Percentile Wage
$38,700
75th Percentile Wage
$58,430
90th Percentile Wage
$80,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art and design workers 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) art and design workers is $80,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art and design workers is $22,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of art and design workers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,7002.82%6.61%
201537,6102.71%-
201436,5900.46%-
201336,4200.77%-
201236,140--

Compare Art and Design Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of art and design workers in 22 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 art and design worker occupations is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $60,440. The lowest paying industry is the beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $29,760). For detailed art and design worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$60,440
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$52,820
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$52,050
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$50,910
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$50,050
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$49,540
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$49,160
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$49,160
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$49,010
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,950
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,960
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,740
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$45,630
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$44,100
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$43,220
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$43,020
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$36,110
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$33,940
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$33,940
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$32,370
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$31,330
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$29,760

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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