Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,370
25th Percentile Wage
$44,530
50th Percentile Wage
$62,420
75th Percentile Wage
$80,800
90th Percentile Wage
$102,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication 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) media and communication workers is $102,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $32,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,420
1.06% 3.97%
2016
$61,760
-0.92% -
2015
$62,330
-0.48% -
2014
$62,630
1.96% -
2013
$61,400
2.38% -
2012
$59,940
- -

Compare Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of media and communication workers in 24 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 media and communication worker occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $68,130. The lowest paying industry is the lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $47,010). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$68,130
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$67,100
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$67,100
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$65,740
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$65,600
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$64,910
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$62,780
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$62,460
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$61,320
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$60,660
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$58,720
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$58,590
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$57,980
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$56,590
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$56,000
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$54,690
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$53,290
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$52,530
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$52,260
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$51,380
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$50,960
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,070
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$49,290
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$47,010

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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