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

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of Colorado 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 Colorado 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,790
25th Percentile Wage
$52,850
50th Percentile Wage
$66,790
75th Percentile Wage
$85,050
90th Percentile Wage
$102,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,790.

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
$66,790
2.75% 7.13%
2015
$64,950
1.52% -
2014
$63,960
1.11% -
2013
$63,250
1.93% -
2012
$62,030
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Colorado ranges from $49,100 to $71,130. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $71,130. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Boulder (mean annual salary $69,520). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$71,130
Boulder
$69,520
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$68,350
Fort Collins-Loveland
$64,440
Greeley
$58,590
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$57,440
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$55,550
Pueblo
$53,890
Grand Junction
$50,810
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$49,100




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