Designers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,610
25th Percentile Wage
$28,320
50th Percentile Wage
$37,670
75th Percentile Wage
$56,420
90th Percentile Wage
$79,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for designers 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) designers is $79,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid designers is $22,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,670
-1.09% 5.28%
2016
$38,080
2.73% -
2015
$37,040
2.94% -
2014
$35,950
-0.03% -
2013
$35,960
0.78% -
2012
$35,680
- -

Compare Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of designers in 26 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 designers occupations is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $60,300. The lowest paying industry is the beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $29,750). For detailed designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$60,300
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$52,510
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$51,870
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$51,720
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$50,490
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$50,480
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$50,350
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$50,120
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$48,860
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,420
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$48,220
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,150
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$45,370
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$44,780
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$44,090
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$43,920
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$43,910
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$42,050
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$35,580
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$35,580
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$34,920
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$33,680
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$32,120
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$31,300
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$31,260
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$29,750

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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