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 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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$58,510
2.51% 8.92%
2015
$57,040
4.15% -
2014
$54,670
2.36% -
2013
$53,380
0.17% -
2012
$53,290
- -

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 57 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 computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $98,220. 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
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$98,220
Ship and Boat Building
$84,730
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$75,640
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$69,010
Wood Product Manufacturing
$67,480
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$65,540
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$65,030
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$64,930
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$64,790
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$63,970
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$63,390
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$62,910
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$62,900
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$62,850
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$62,690
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$62,560
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$62,540
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$61,630
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$61,350
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$61,240
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$60,870
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
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$58,520
Paper Manufacturing
$58,480
Animal Food Manufacturing
$58,390
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
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$56,880
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$56,770
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
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$54,330
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
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$50,350
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$46,240

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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