Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,890
25th Percentile Wage
$37,080
50th Percentile Wage
$48,610
75th Percentile Wage
$63,420
90th Percentile Wage
$77,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $77,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $26,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$48,610
6.46% 9.34%
2015
$45,470
0.20% -
2014
$45,380
9.52% -
2013
$41,060
-7.33% -
2012
$44,070
- -

Compare Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in seven industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products occupations is the amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $55,630. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $43,710). For detailed wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$55,630
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$55,260
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$55,260
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$50,300
Gambling Industries
$47,710
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$45,700
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$43,710

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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