Employers in this industry help move products in bulk before they reach consumers’ hands. Companies may specialize in a variety of products, including motor vehicle parts, lumber, furniture, office equipment and hospital equipment.
The wholesale trade (42), as defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), includes the following: wholesalers of motor vehicle parts, lumber, furniture, office equipment, hospital equipment, coal, electrical appliances, construction equipment, sporting equipment, groceries. View the full definition on Census.gov.
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.