Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,540
25th Percentile Wage
$55,130
50th Percentile Wage
$72,190
75th Percentile Wage
$93,480
90th Percentile Wage
$114,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the industry sector of finance and insurance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $114,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $43,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,1903.62%12.55%
201569,5804.83%-
201466,2201.22%-
201365,4103.49%-
201263,130--

Compare Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in 18 industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for purchasing agent, except wholesale, retail, and farm products occupations is the monetary authorities-central bank industry with an annual salary $82,390. The lowest paying industry is the funds, trusts, and other financial vehicles industry (annual salary $63,720). For detailed purchasing agent, except wholesale, retail, and farm products salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$82,390
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$82,390
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$78,980
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$76,130
Insurance Carriers
$73,210
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$72,770
Depository Credit Intermediation
$72,540
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$71,540
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$71,150
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$70,840
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$70,220
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$70,020
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$69,900
Other Insurance Related Activities
$69,540
Other Financial Investment Activities
$69,250
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$67,610
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$65,950
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$63,720

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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