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

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.