Electricians Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,740
25th Percentile Wage
$41,000
50th Percentile Wage
$55,250
75th Percentile Wage
$73,410
90th Percentile Wage
$88,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians 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) electricians is $88,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $32,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,250
8.33% 9.97%
2016
$50,650
3.57% -
2015
$48,840
-0.02% -
2014
$48,850
-2.60% -
2013
$50,120
0.76% -
2012
$49,740
- -

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of electricians in 21 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 electricians occupations is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $82,550. The lowest paying industry is the lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $43,940). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$82,550
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$67,830
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$63,910
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,900
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,900
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$59,620
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,050
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$58,780
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$56,310
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$55,590
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$55,230
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$54,420
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$53,480
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$52,420
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$50,450
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$49,450
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$47,770
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$47,620
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$47,210
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$44,840
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$43,940

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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