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Highest Paying States for Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents

The highest paying states for farm products buyers and purchasing agents (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 farm products buyers and purchasing agents in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $83,850, Arizona is the highest paying state for farm products buyers and purchasing agents. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $70,040). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Arizona
$83,850
$40,200 40
2 District of Columbia
$70,040
$45,220 30
3 Idaho
$67,700
$35,730 110
4 New Jersey
$65,620
$40,680 90
5 Nebraska
$65,090
$31,410 550
6 Kansas
$64,710
$44,200 290
7 California
$64,280
$32,360 1,350
8 South Dakota
$62,960
$51,620 300
9 Wisconsin
$62,850
$35,880 310
10 Massachusetts
$62,720
$37,090 310
11 Minnesota
$62,290
$40,940 370
12 Connecticut
$62,020
$35,610 40
13 Iowa
$61,840
$36,930 340
14 Pennsylvania
$61,480
$30,750 260
15 Nevada
$61,120
$39,330 70
16 Illinois
$60,530
$40,930 470
17 Alabama
$59,590
$34,310 250
18 Ohio
$59,020
$38,780 310
19 Florida
$58,890
$36,720 290
20 Colorado
$58,660
$38,190 90
21 Indiana
$57,340
$35,010 240
22 New York
$57,110
$32,400 300
23 Oregon
$56,710
$34,800 200
24 North Dakota
$56,520
$37,080 120
25 Georgia
$56,060
$26,610 490
26 North Carolina
$54,750
$30,520 240
27 Kentucky
$54,590
$32,380 120
28 Tennessee
$53,320
$24,100 130
29 Washington
$53,260
$36,300 190
30 Missouri
$52,820
$38,690 350
31 West Virginia
$52,060
$30,010 30
32 Virginia
$51,100
$29,310 90
33 Michigan
$50,250
$33,260 440
34 South Carolina
$50,000
$35,060 140
35 Maryland
$48,480
$29,920 170
36 Oklahoma
$47,110
$26,430 200
37 New Mexico
$47,080
$30,310 60
38 Louisiana
$46,650
$26,420 230
39 Texas
$46,500
$26,710 770
40 Utah
$45,590
$33,420 110
41 Mississippi
$44,430
$28,540 60
42 Puerto Rico
$44,020
$19,040 60
43 Maine
$43,150
$34,050 0
44 Hawaii
$41,530
$18,800 90
45 Arkansas
$39,970
$33,050 90
46 Vermont
$38,180
$23,310 100
47 Montana
$34,040
$18,310 60
48 Rhode Island
$32,900
$26,690 50

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for farm products buyers and purchasing agents, Top Paying Jobs in America.