Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products among Alaska cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,600
25th Percentile Wage
$56,140
50th Percentile Wage
$71,040
75th Percentile Wage
$90,080
90th Percentile Wage
$107,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$71,040
-0.04% 8.45%
2015
$71,070
2.84% -
2014
$69,050
0.43% -
2013
$68,750
5.40% -
2012
$65,040
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Alaska ranges from $63,300 to $74,750. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $74,750. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Fairbanks (mean annual salary $70,370). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$74,750
Fairbanks
$70,370
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$66,560
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$63,300




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