Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,650
25th Percentile Wage
$64,060
50th Percentile Wage
$83,770
75th Percentile Wage
$99,040
90th Percentile Wage
$120,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $120,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $44,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$83,770
-1.27% 14.61%
2015
$84,830
9.69% -
2014
$76,610
-12.84% -
2013
$86,450
17.26% -
2012
$71,530
- -

Compare Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in four industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products occupations is the fossil fuel electric power generation industry with an annual salary $90,250. The lowest paying industry is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry (annual salary $83,140). For detailed wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$90,250
Natural Gas Distribution
$86,770
Utilities
$83,770
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$83,140

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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