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Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare buyers and purchasing agent salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,780
25th Percentile Wage
$39,590
50th Percentile Wage
$50,300
75th Percentile Wage
$63,540
90th Percentile Wage
$85,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) buyers and purchasing agents is $85,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid buyers and purchasing agents is $31,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,300
6.56% 4.71%
2016
$47,000
4.57% -
2015
$44,850
-17.61% -
2013
$52,750
9.14% -
2012
$47,930
- -

Compare Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of buyers and purchasing agents in five industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for buyers and purchasing agent occupations is the support activities for animal production industry with an annual salary $54,930. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for crop production industry (annual salary $48,970). For detailed buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Animal Production
$54,930
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$50,930
Forestry and Logging
$50,110
Logging
$50,110
Support Activities for Crop Production
$48,970

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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