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

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

Average Annual Salary of Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,010
25th Percentile Wage
$37,790
50th Percentile Wage
$47,900
75th Percentile Wage
$64,140
90th Percentile Wage
$80,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products 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) farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $80,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $28,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$47,900
9.73% 28.10%
2015
$43,240
28.79% -
2014
$30,790
-15.43% -
2013
$35,540
3.10% -
2012
$34,440
- -

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

The average salaries of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in four 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 farm products buyers and purchasing agent occupations is the support activities for agriculture and forestry industry with an annual salary $52,200. The lowest paying industry is the logging industry (annual salary $46,070). For detailed farm products buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$52,200
Support Activities for Crop Production
$51,080
Forestry and Logging
$46,070
Logging
$46,070

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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