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

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of Arizona 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 Arizona metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,100
25th Percentile Wage
$48,020
50th Percentile Wage
$62,150
75th Percentile Wage
$79,380
90th Percentile Wage
$97,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.80
25th Percentile Wage
$23.09
50th Percentile Wage
$29.88
75th Percentile Wage
$38.15
90th Percentile Wage
$46.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.67. The median hourly salary is $29.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.80.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,1502.94%8.67%
201560,3203.22%-
201458,3802.72%-
201356,7900.05%-
201256,760--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Arizona ranges from $47,930 to $71,810. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Arizona is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,810. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $67,480). The lowest paying area is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $47,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$71,810
Tucson
$67,480
Yuma
$65,170
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$62,500
Flagstaff
$56,180
Prescott
$53,350
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$49,370
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$47,930



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