Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

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

Average Annual Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,190
25th Percentile Wage
$38,180
50th Percentile Wage
$45,880
75th Percentile Wage
$58,490
90th Percentile Wage
$82,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 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) purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $82,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $33,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$45,880
-2.64% -28.03%
2015
$47,090
-24.15% -
2014
$58,460
-8.26% -
2013
$63,290
7.19% -
2012
$58,740
- -

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

The average salaries of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in two industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. For detailed purchasing agent, except wholesale, retail, and farm products salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Forestry and Logging
$45,840
Logging
$45,840

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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