Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for buyers and purchasing agents in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of buyers and purchasing agents amongst Alabama 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 Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,990
25th Percentile Wage
$47,160
50th Percentile Wage
$62,450
75th Percentile Wage
$82,800
90th Percentile Wage
$103,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for buyers and purchasing agents in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of buyers and purchasing agents from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,450
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$62,450
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of buyers and purchasing agents in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of buyers and purchasing agents in state of Alabama ranges from $51,890 to $79,850. The highest paying area for buyers and purchasing agents in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $79,850. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Decatur (mean annual salary $64,650). The lowest paying area is Florence-Muscle Shoals with a median annual salary of $51,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$79,850
Decatur
$64,650
Mobile
$62,900
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$58,950
Montgomery
$58,850
Birmingham-Hoover
$57,730
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$56,870
Tuscaloosa
$56,510
Auburn-Opelika
$55,160
Anniston-Oxford
$54,090
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$53,360
Gadsden
$52,750
Dothan
$52,160
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,090
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$51,890




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