Graphic Designers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Graphic Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,920
25th Percentile Wage
$37,790
50th Percentile Wage
$48,940
75th Percentile Wage
$62,460
90th Percentile Wage
$78,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic 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) graphic designers is $78,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid graphic designers is $30,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,940
2.60% 11.22%
2016
$47,670
4.85% -
2015
$45,360
2.82% -
2014
$44,080
1.27% -
2013
$43,520
0.16% -
2012
$43,450
- -

Compare Graphic Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of graphic 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 graphic designers occupations is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $52,590. The lowest paying industry is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $30,970). For detailed graphic designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$52,590
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$52,260
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$51,800
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$51,470
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$51,140
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$50,870
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$50,870
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$50,740
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,090
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$49,200
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$49,100
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$48,620
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$48,100
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$47,640
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,420
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$47,000
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$46,760
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$46,270
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$45,590
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$45,180
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$45,030
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$44,830
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$44,280
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$43,940
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$41,180
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$30,970

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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