Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,970
25th Percentile Wage
$52,820
50th Percentile Wage
$67,960
75th Percentile Wage
$88,570
90th Percentile Wage
$108,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. 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 $108,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $41,970.

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 management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,9602.18%8.37%
201566,4803.64%-
201464,0601.65%-
201363,0001.16%-
201262,270--

Compare Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. 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
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$67,960
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$67,960

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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