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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,120
25th Percentile Wage
$44,550
50th Percentile Wage
$58,510
75th Percentile Wage
$75,380
90th Percentile Wage
$95,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 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) wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $95,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $34,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,5102.51%8.92%
201557,0404.15%-
201454,6702.36%-
201353,3800.17%-
201253,290--

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

The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in 40 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 wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products occupations is the fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing industry with an annual salary $75,640. The lowest paying industry is the architectural and structural metals manufacturing industry (annual salary $46,240). 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
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$75,640
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$65,540
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$65,030
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$64,790
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$63,970
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$62,910
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$62,900
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$62,690
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$62,560
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$61,240
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$60,170
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$60,110
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$59,970
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$59,930
Food Manufacturing
$59,630
Paper Manufacturing
$58,480
Machine Shops
$58,370
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$58,160
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$57,860
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$57,650
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$57,240
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$56,940
Machinery Manufacturing
$56,750
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$56,140
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$55,960
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$55,770
Apparel Manufacturing
$55,550
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$55,550
Chemical Manufacturing
$55,310
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$55,270
Other Food Manufacturing
$55,260
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$54,220
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$53,780
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$52,870
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,870
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,870
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$52,130
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$51,390
Beverage Manufacturing
$51,390
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$46,240

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



Related:

Highest paying cities for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

Highest paying industries for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products.