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
$34,560
25th Percentile Wage
$48,930
50th Percentile Wage
$66,720
75th Percentile Wage
$83,410
90th Percentile Wage
$102,080

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 $102,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $34,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,720
0.91% 7.06%
2016
$66,110
-0.91% -
2015
$66,710
2.23% -
2014
$65,220
1.95% -
2013
$63,950
3.03% -
2012
$62,010
- -

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

The average salaries of writers and editors in 18 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 miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $54,010). 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
$71,200
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$69,110
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$69,110
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$67,010
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$66,900
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$66,080
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$65,930
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$65,880
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$63,750
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$61,410
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$61,100
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$58,270
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$57,410
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$54,310
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$54,010

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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