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

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products amongst California 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 California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,410
25th Percentile Wage
$53,420
50th Percentile Wage
$69,970
75th Percentile Wage
$91,050
90th Percentile Wage
$112,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,410.

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
$69,970
2.93% 8.73%
2015
$67,920
1.35% -
2014
$67,000
1.91% -
2013
$65,720
2.83% -
2012
$63,860
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of California ranges from $39,060 to $84,880. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $84,880. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara (mean annual salary $78,130). The lowest paying area is North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$84,880
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$78,130
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$78,010
Bakersfield-Delano
$77,970
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$73,280
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$73,190
Napa
$73,100
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$71,230
Vallejo-Fairfield
$70,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$69,030
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$67,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$64,860
Redding
$64,480
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$64,440
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$62,470
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$62,450
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$61,440
Salinas
$61,170
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$60,900
El Centro
$60,330
Stockton
$59,900
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$59,460
Hanford-Corcoran
$58,850
Modesto
$58,580
Merced
$58,530
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$56,340
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$54,960
Visalia-Porterville
$53,490
Fresno
$52,190
Madera-Chowchilla
$51,080
Chico
$49,880
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$48,370
Yuba City
$40,730
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$39,060




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