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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,330
25th Percentile Wage
$45,110
50th Percentile Wage
$62,030
75th Percentile Wage
$81,110
90th Percentile Wage
$110,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of information. 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 $110,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $34,330.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$62,030
-7.58% 4.09%
2015
$66,730
5.30% -
2014
$63,190
-6.19% -
2013
$67,100
11.34% -
2012
$59,490
- -

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

The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in eleven industries in the information 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 software publishers industry with an annual salary $74,380. The lowest paying industry is the wired telecommunications carriers industry (annual salary $55,090). 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
Software Publishers
$74,380
Other Information Services
$72,590
Other Information Services
$72,590
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$68,580
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$66,060
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$65,910
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$65,910
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$65,050
Other Telecommunications
$64,730
Telecommunications
$58,810
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$55,090

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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