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
$92,240
25th Percentile Wage
$109,960
50th Percentile Wage
$121,590
75th Percentile Wage
$134,910
90th Percentile Wage
$156,460

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 $156,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $121,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pharmacists is $92,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$121,590
0.72% 6.08%
2016
$120,720
0.63% -
2015
$119,960
0.98% -
2014
$118,780
2.10% -
2013
$116,280
1.79% -
2012
$114,200
- -

Compare Pharmacists Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of pharmacists in seven 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 merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry with an annual salary $124,230. The lowest paying industry is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (annual salary $119,160). For detailed pharmacists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$124,230
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$124,230
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$121,570
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$121,570
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$120,680
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$119,160
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$119,160

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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