Writers and Editors Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,360
25th Percentile Wage
$47,660
50th Percentile Wage
$66,110
75th Percentile Wage
$81,830
90th Percentile Wage
$101,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and editors 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) writers and editors is $101,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $34,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,110-0.91%6.20%
201566,7102.23%-
201465,2201.95%-
201363,9503.03%-
201262,010--

Compare Writers and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of writers and editors 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 writers and editors occupations is the household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $79,410. The lowest paying industry is the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $53,650). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$79,410
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$78,020
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$72,300
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$71,350
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$67,150
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$66,900
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$65,720
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$65,720
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$64,710
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$61,410
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,180
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$54,310
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$54,010
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$53,650

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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