Pharmacists Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Pharmacists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$89,650
25th Percentile Wage
$108,990
50th Percentile Wage
$120,720
75th Percentile Wage
$133,810
90th Percentile Wage
$156,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists 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) pharmacists is $156,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $120,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pharmacists is $89,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016120,7200.63%5.40%
2015119,9600.98%-
2014118,7802.10%-
2013116,2801.79%-
2012114,200--

Compare Pharmacists Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of pharmacists 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 pharmacists occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $121,500. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry (annual salary $120,660). For detailed pharmacists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$121,500
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$121,500
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$120,740
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$120,740
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$120,680
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$120,660

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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