Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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.

Average Annual Salary of Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$48,930
10.93% 11.30%
2015
$43,580
9.29% -
2014
$39,530
-6.80% -
2013
$42,220
-2.79% -
2012
$43,400
- -

Compare Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

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
$57,350
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$52,870
Home Furnishings Stores
$52,870
Specialty Food Stores
$52,730
General Merchandise Stores
$51,510
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$50,170
Food and Beverage Stores
$48,460
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$48,440
Automobile Dealers
$48,440
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$48,340
Grocery Stores
$48,110
Nonstore Retailers
$47,880
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$46,630
Other General Merchandise Stores
$45,140

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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