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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Travel Agencies|| |
|Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services|| |
|Waste Treatment and Disposal|| |
|Telephone Call Centers|| |
|Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Remediation and Other Waste Management Services|| |
|Office Administrative Services|| |
|Employment Services|| |
|Temporary Help Services|| |
|Administrative and Support Services|| |
|Business Support Services|| |
|Investigation and Security Services|| |
|Facilities Support Services|| |
|Waste Collection|| |
|Security Systems Services|| |
|Landscaping Services|| |
|Other Support Services|| |
|Services to Buildings and Dwellings|| |
|Exterminating and Pest Control Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .