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
$21,380
25th Percentile Wage
$26,650
50th Percentile Wage
$36,040
75th Percentile Wage
$50,350
90th Percentile Wage
$62,920

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 $62,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid photographers is $21,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,040
2.28% 6.47%
2016
$35,220
2.39% -
2015
$34,380
-6.63% -
2014
$36,660
10.88% -
2013
$32,670
-3.18% -
2012
$33,710
- -

Compare Photographers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of photographers in eleven 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 professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $19,150). 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
$44,000
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$38,940
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$38,040
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$36,790
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$36,690
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$36,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$32,980
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$32,980
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$31,910
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$19,150

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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