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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,290
25th Percentile Wage
$46,050
50th Percentile Wage
$60,890
75th Percentile Wage
$79,540
90th Percentile Wage
$97,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,290.

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
$60,890
2.94% 3.84%
2015
$59,100
-0.17% -
2014
$59,200
0.64% -
2013
$58,820
0.46% -
2012
$58,550
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Georgia ranges from $46,590 to $75,650. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $75,650. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Brunswick (mean annual salary $71,110). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $46,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$75,650
Brunswick
$71,110
Albany
$70,210
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$65,170
Savannah
$64,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$62,210
Athens-Clarke County
$60,080
Valdosta
$55,930
Rome
$55,150
Columbus
$55,060
Gainesville
$54,510
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$53,140
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$50,830
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$49,100
Macon
$48,410
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$47,970
Dalton
$46,590




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