The salary statistics of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare farm products buyers and purchasing agent salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$27,690|
|25th Percentile Wage||$35,250|
|50th Percentile Wage||$48,930|
|75th Percentile Wage||$70,950|
|90th Percentile Wage||$93,780|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $93,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $27,690.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in 14 industries in the retail trade 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 building material and supplies dealers industry with an annual salary $57,350. The lowest paying industry is the other general merchandise stores industry (annual salary $45,140). For detailed farm products buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Building Material and Supplies Dealers|| |
|Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores|| |
|Home Furnishings Stores|| |
|Specialty Food Stores|| |
|General Merchandise Stores|| |
|Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers|| |
|Food and Beverage Stores|| |
|Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers|| |
|Automobile Dealers|| |
|Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores|| |
|Grocery Stores|| |
|Nonstore Retailers|| |
|Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses|| |
|Other General Merchandise Stores|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .