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Highest Paying Cities for Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

The top 100 highest paying cities for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $98,280, Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia is the highest paying city for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia (average annual salary $89,970). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$98,280
160
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$89,970
9,070
3 St Marys County, Maryland
$89,930
450
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$88,250
10,970
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$84,880
1,940
6 Corvallis, Oregon
$82,120
80
7 Peoria, Illinois
$81,390
600
8 Winchester, West Virginia
$80,080
100
9 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$78,770
260
10 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$78,420
2,940
11 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$78,130
1,840
12 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$78,130
4,400
13 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$78,120
130
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$78,010
4,570
15 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$77,970
380
16 Monroe, Michigan
$77,760
120
17 Huntsville, Alabama
$77,750
2,210
18 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$77,230
830
19 Dayton, Ohio
$77,170
1,960
20 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$76,720
2,820
21 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$76,670
3,230
22 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$76,480
410
23 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$76,190
390
24 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$75,990
380
25 Warner Robins, Georgia
$75,650
470
26 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$75,560
700
27 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$75,050
540
28 Bismarck, North Dakota
$75,040
100
29 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$74,850
170
30 Anchorage, Alaska
$74,750
390
31 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$73,980
1,910
32 Midland, Texas
$73,740
190
33 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,580
5,250
34 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$73,400
8,140
35 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$73,280
2,500
36 Camden, New Jersey
$73,270
1,110
37 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$73,190
1,440
38 Napa, California
$73,100
80
39 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$72,940
1,470
40 Battle Creek, Michigan
$72,750
130
41 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$72,380
250
42 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$72,330
3,120
43 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$72,060
8,750
44 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$71,810
200
45 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$71,650
1,470
46 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$71,540
6,690
47 Peabody, Massachusetts
$71,440
130
48 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$71,390
7,090
49 Framingham, Massachusetts
$71,340
530
50 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$71,230
3,880
51 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$71,220
15,880
52 Wilmington, New Jersey
$71,220
720
53 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$71,130
920
54 Brunswick, Georgia
$71,110
50
55 Lima, Ohio
$71,030
70
56 Morgantown, West Virginia
$71,020
50
57 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$71,020
2,590
58 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$70,850
240
59 Fairbanks, Alaska
$70,370
60
60 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$70,250
50
61 Albany, Georgia
$70,210
90
62 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$70,000
220
63 St Louis, Missouri
$69,760
3,090
64 Boulder, Colorado
$69,520
480
65 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$69,450
9,150
66 Springfield, Illinois
$69,380
120
67 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$69,370
50
68 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$69,220
70
69 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$69,030
8,550
70 Richmond, Virginia
$68,930
2,460
71 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$68,500
60
72 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$68,350
3,620
73 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$67,990
360
74 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$67,630
380
75 Decatur, Illinois
$67,600
50
76 Tucson, Arizona
$67,480
740
77 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$67,290
60
78 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$67,230
3,550
79 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$67,160
2,500
80 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$67,020
960
81 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$66,710
340
82 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$66,610
5,830
83 Columbus, Ohio
$66,560
2,830
84 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$66,560
110
85 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$66,420
10,000
86 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$66,310
90
87 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$66,230
1,270
88 Lawrence, Kansas
$66,010
80
89 Ithaca, New York
$65,900
100
90 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$65,510
340
91 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$65,500
130
92 Nashua, New Hampshire
$65,380
450
93 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$65,280
60
94 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$65,180
7,940
95 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, Georgia
$65,170
40
96 Yuma, Arizona
$65,170
130
97 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$64,870
50
98 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,860
13,110
99 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$64,860
60
100 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$64,850
1,160
See also: Highest paying industries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products.