Photographers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Photographers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,800
25th Percentile Wage
$23,990
50th Percentile Wage
$35,220
75th Percentile Wage
$49,260
90th Percentile Wage
$69,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers 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) photographers is $69,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid photographers is $20,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,2202.39%4.29%
201534,380-6.63%-
201436,66010.88%-
201332,670-3.18%-
201233,710--

Compare Photographers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of photographers in six 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 photographers occupations is the miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $45,120. The lowest paying industry is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (annual salary $27,230). For detailed photographers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$45,120
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$37,770
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$37,710
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$36,790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$27,230
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$27,230

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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