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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,960
25th Percentile Wage
$46,580
50th Percentile Wage
$62,370
75th Percentile Wage
$82,520
90th Percentile Wage
$106,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $106,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $35,960.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,3708.95%20.38%
201556,7900.35%-
201456,59010.13%-
201350,8602.36%-
201249,660--

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

The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in eleven industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 truck transportation industry with an annual salary $67,670. The lowest paying industry is the specialized freight trucking industry (annual salary $36,500). 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
Truck Transportation
$67,670
Warehousing and Storage
$62,810
Warehousing and Storage
$62,810
Scheduled Air Transportation
$54,940
Air Transportation
$54,760
Support Activities for Transportation
$52,780
Water Transportation
$49,530
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$49,530
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$40,700
General Freight Trucking
$40,080
Specialized Freight Trucking
$36,500

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



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