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Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare buyers and purchasing agent salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,830
25th Percentile Wage
$46,040
50th Percentile Wage
$60,440
75th Percentile Wage
$79,340
90th Percentile Wage
$100,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $100,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid buyers and purchasing agents is $35,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,440
1.54% 9.58%
2016
$59,510
2.35% -
2015
$58,110
3.87% -
2014
$55,860
0.38% -
2013
$55,650
1.80% -
2012
$54,650
- -

Compare Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of buyers and purchasing agents in 20 industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 investigation, guard, and armored car services industry with an annual salary $82,800. The lowest paying industry is the exterminating and pest control services industry (annual salary $47,460). For detailed buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$82,800
Travel Agencies
$74,070
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$70,840
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$70,540
Telephone Call Centers
$68,380
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$68,340
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$68,130
Office Administrative Services
$61,620
Employment Services
$60,780
Temporary Help Services
$60,450
Administrative and Support Services
$60,110
Business Support Services
$59,620
Investigation and Security Services
$58,160
Facilities Support Services
$56,990
Waste Collection
$56,910
Security Systems Services
$56,670
Landscaping Services
$56,100
Other Support Services
$55,590
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$55,530
Exterminating and Pest Control Services
$47,460

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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