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Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Sector of Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

The salary statistics of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare buyers and purchasing agent salaries in different industries within the real estate and rental and leasing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,380
25th Percentile Wage
$46,950
50th Percentile Wage
$60,610
75th Percentile Wage
$78,570
90th Percentile Wage
$98,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) buyers and purchasing agents is $98,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid buyers and purchasing agents is $37,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,6103.18%9.77%
201558,6803.65%-
201456,5405.27%-
201353,560-2.11%-
201254,690--

Compare Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector

The average salaries of buyers and purchasing agents in eleven industries in the real estate and rental and leasing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for buyers and purchasing agent occupations is the offices of real estate agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $69,820. The lowest paying industry is the consumer goods rental industry (annual salary $48,300). For detailed buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
$69,820
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$63,600
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$63,600
Real Estate
$62,310
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$62,010
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
$61,300
Activities Related to Real Estate
$60,740
Lessors of Real Estate
$60,370
Rental and Leasing Services
$59,420
General Rental Centers
$52,600
Consumer Goods Rental
$48,300

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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