Commercial and Industrial Designers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Commercial and Industrial Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,670
25th Percentile Wage
$44,450
50th Percentile Wage
$59,870
75th Percentile Wage
$78,580
90th Percentile Wage
$100,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial and industrial 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) commercial and industrial designers is $100,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid commercial and industrial designers is $33,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,870-3.71%13.53%
201562,0906.64%-
201457,9700.36%-
201357,76010.37%-
201251,770--

Compare Commercial and Industrial Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of commercial and industrial designers in 14 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 commercial and industrial designers occupations is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $78,880. The lowest paying industry is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $50,250). For detailed commercial and industrial designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$78,880
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$74,870
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$64,240
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$64,240
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$60,970
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$59,860
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$59,600
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$59,320
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$59,270
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$58,700
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$57,440
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$57,420
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$55,290
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$50,250

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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