Fast Food and Counter Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of fast food and counter workers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare fast food and counter worker salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Fast Food and Counter Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,450
25th Percentile Wage
$18,780
50th Percentile Wage
$21,410
75th Percentile Wage
$24,830
90th Percentile Wage
$29,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fast food and counter workers 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) fast food and counter workers is $29,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $21,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fast food and counter workers is $17,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$21,410
6.77% 13.36%
2016
$19,960
3.46% -
2015
$19,270
2.65% -
2014
$18,760
-0.16% -
2013
$18,790
1.28% -
2012
$18,550
- -

Compare Fast Food and Counter Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of fast food and counter workers in 13 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 fast food and counter worker occupations is the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $23,570. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry (annual salary $18,220). For detailed fast food and counter worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$23,570
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$22,310
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$21,860
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$21,440
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$20,110
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$19,770
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$19,740
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$19,490
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$19,490
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$19,460
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$18,980
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$18,400
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$18,220

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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