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Highest Paying States for Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

The highest paying states for wholesale and retail buyers, except 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 wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $62,980, New Jersey is the highest paying state for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $62,540). 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 wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$62,980
$38,560 2,120
2 New York
$62,540
$33,340 8,130
3 Massachusetts
$59,950
$35,040 3,550
4 Minnesota
$59,080
$32,970 3,650
5 Illinois
$58,870
$31,590 4,010
6 Arkansas
$58,310
$34,870 3,080
7 Connecticut
$57,870
$33,640 1,150
8 Nevada
$57,460
$37,930 700
9 South Carolina
$57,180
$31,520 600
10 Georgia
$56,600
$30,660 2,630
11 Delaware
$56,380
$34,630 240
12 Oklahoma
$56,160
$32,890 1,300
13 Maine
$55,930
$27,430 840
14 Iowa
$55,910
$33,160 680
15 Washington
$55,850
$34,320 3,460
16 Rhode Island
$55,780
$19,980 310
17 Ohio
$55,710
$36,540 4,340
18 Missouri
$55,170
$31,310 3,130
19 Pennsylvania
$54,770
$33,510 3,040
20 Florida
$54,080
$31,680 3,830
21 Alaska
$53,710
$29,170 340
22 North Carolina
$53,380
$31,650 2,780
23 South Dakota
$52,780
$40,890 200
24 Kansas
$52,140
$27,270 1,690
25 Alabama
$51,680
$28,140 310
26 Texas
$51,100
$27,750 9,290
27 California
$50,740
$28,330 18,330
28 Arizona
$50,450
$31,190 1,850
29 Nebraska
$50,220
$31,470 860
30 Wisconsin
$49,930
$33,230 2,460
31 Virginia
$49,620
$26,000 1,760
32 Colorado
$49,430
$30,560 1,500
33 Maryland
$49,080
$32,430 1,390
34 Wyoming
$49,070
$34,000 140
35 Tennessee
$48,120
$29,200 3,260
36 New Hampshire
$47,450
$26,950 480
37 Kentucky
$47,430
$29,030 830
38 Utah
$47,340
$24,410 1,310
39 Indiana
$47,300
$27,850 1,610
40 District of Columbia
$47,290
$35,390 160
41 Oregon
$47,190
$30,830 2,410
42 North Dakota
$46,730
$33,350 260
43 Michigan
$46,650
$22,590 2,060
44 West Virginia
$46,270
$31,870 250
45 Mississippi
$44,510
$25,250 530
46 New Mexico
$44,160
$24,150 210
47 Vermont
$43,340
$28,160 400
48 Louisiana
$41,140
$22,660 910
49 Hawaii
$40,940
$22,460 630
50 Montana
$37,710
$25,250 320
51 Idaho
$33,770
$20,810 560
52 Virgin Islands
$27,860
$16,840 30
53 Guam
$27,080
$19,110 90
54 Puerto Rico
$18,960
$16,150 1,220
See also: Highest paying industries for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products, Top Paying Jobs in America.