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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,250
25th Percentile Wage
$45,220
50th Percentile Wage
$59,180
75th Percentile Wage
$76,550
90th Percentile Wage
$101,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of construction. 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 $101,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $35,250.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$59,180
2.38% 19.67%
2015
$57,770
-5.90% -
2014
$61,180
10.92% -
2013
$54,500
12.77% -
2012
$47,540
- -

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

The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in seven industries in the construction 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 utility system construction industry with an annual salary $91,120. The lowest paying industry is the building finishing contractors industry (annual salary $50,880). 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
Utility System Construction
$91,120
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$85,840
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$68,610
Building Equipment Contractors
$63,430
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$60,810
Specialty Trade Contractors
$57,990
Building Finishing Contractors
$50,880

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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