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
$32,300
25th Percentile Wage
$38,520
50th Percentile Wage
$50,650
75th Percentile Wage
$68,260
90th Percentile Wage
$81,650

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 $81,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $32,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,6503.57%1.80%
201548,840-0.02%-
201448,850-2.60%-
201350,1200.76%-
201249,740--

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of electricians in twelve 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 motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $67,180. The lowest paying industry is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $47,210). For detailed electricians 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
$67,180
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,050
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$59,000
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,840
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,840
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$53,790
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$53,710
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$49,910
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,820
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

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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