Construction Trades Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Trades Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,050
25th Percentile Wage
$33,470
50th Percentile Wage
$42,830
75th Percentile Wage
$59,000
90th Percentile Wage
$76,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction trades 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) construction trades workers is $76,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction trades workers is $27,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,8306.72%12.49%
201539,9502.60%-
201438,9104.06%-
201337,330-0.40%-
201237,480--

Compare Construction Trades Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of construction trades workers in 19 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 construction trades worker occupations is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $56,540. The lowest paying industry is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $36,680). For detailed construction trades worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$56,540
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$56,140
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$54,470
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$51,000
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$51,000
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$49,490
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$48,210
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,970
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$46,890
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$46,080
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$44,220
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$41,860
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$41,670
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$41,340
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$40,890
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$39,320
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$38,320
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$37,620
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$36,680

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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