The salary statistics of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives is $129,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,040. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 347% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $75,890. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $44,710).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |