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
$21,980
25th Percentile Wage
$27,980
50th Percentile Wage
$38,080
75th Percentile Wage
$56,770
90th Percentile Wage
$78,540

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 $78,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid designers is $21,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,0802.73%6.30%
201537,0402.94%-
201435,950-0.03%-
201335,9600.78%-
201235,680--

Compare Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of designers 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 designers occupations is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $59,260. 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
$59,260
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$51,870
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$50,910
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$50,490
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$49,050
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$48,860
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,490
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$48,220
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,210
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,660
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,150
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
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$43,010
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$42,050
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$35,560
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$33,030
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$33,030
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$32,120
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$31,300
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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