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Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representative Salary Information

The salary statistics of wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) 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 [1].

Table 1. Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representative Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,500
25th Percentile Wage
$39,350
50th Percentile Wage
$57,140
75th Percentile Wage
$82,520
90th Percentile Wage
$121,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives is $121,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,500. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 340% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,1402.47%5.09%
201555,7301.27%-
201455,0201.11%-
201354,4100.33%-
201254,230--

Table 2. Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representative Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) 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 (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $72,270. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $44,740).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$72,270
Utilities
$69,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$63,070
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$61,150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$61,050
Manufacturing
$60,630
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$57,880
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,490
Information
$57,170
Construction
$56,630
Wholesale Trade
$56,590
Educational Services
$55,810
Finance and Insurance
$55,280
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$54,550
Health Care and Social Assistance
$53,960
Retail Trade
$51,080
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$48,200
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$44,980
Accommodation and Food Services
$44,740

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives by States

From the above tables we note that not only wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,250 to $69,840. The highest paying state for wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $69,840. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $24,250. For more salary information of wholesale and manufacturing (except technical and scientific products) sales representatives profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$69,840
Massachusetts
$66,460
New Jersey
$65,700
Connecticut
$62,880
Minnesota
$62,690
Rhode Island
$61,780
New Hampshire
$61,760
Colorado
$60,410
Pennsylvania
$60,380
Texas
$60,140
Virginia
$59,940
North Dakota
$59,660
Illinois
$59,620
Wisconsin
$59,410
North Carolina
$59,400
New York
$59,020
Washington
$58,710
Michigan
$58,680
Delaware
$58,360
Kansas
$58,150
Ohio
$58,090
Alaska
$58,020
Wyoming
$57,370
Indiana
$56,830
Nevada
$56,760
Maryland
$56,580
Iowa
$56,080
California
$55,990
Maine
$55,910
Vermont
$55,800
South Dakota
$55,400
Oregon
$55,300
Missouri
$54,860
Utah
$54,610
Georgia
$54,510
Kentucky
$54,500
Idaho
$53,980
Alabama
$53,180
Tennessee
$52,930
South Carolina
$52,560
Arizona
$52,510
Nebraska
$51,670
Louisiana
$50,450
Arkansas
$49,600
Oklahoma
$49,150
Montana
$48,380
Florida
$48,100
West Virginia
$48,010
Mississippi
$47,400
New Mexico
$46,110
Hawaii
$44,420
Virgin Islands
$40,660
Guam
$24,870
Puerto Rico
$24,250


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