The salary statistics of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare farm products buyers and purchasing agent salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $94,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $35,460.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in 21 industries in the manufacturing 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 paper manufacturing industry with an annual salary $71,510. The lowest paying industry is the agriculture, construction, and mining machinery manufacturing industry (annual salary $52,860). For detailed farm products buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Paper Manufacturing|| |
|Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills|| |
|Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing|| |
|Beverage Manufacturing|| |
|Sawmills and Wood Preservation|| |
|Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing|| |
|Wood Product Manufacturing|| |
|Tobacco Manufacturing|| |
|Other Food Manufacturing|| |
|Chemical Manufacturing|| |
|Basic Chemical Manufacturing|| |
|Grain and Oilseed Milling|| |
|Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing|| |
|Food Manufacturing|| |
|Animal Food Manufacturing|| |
|Machinery Manufacturing|| |
|Animal Slaughtering and Processing|| |
|Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing|| |
|Dairy Product Manufacturing|| |
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|| |
|Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .