Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare farm products buyers and purchasing agent salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,410
25th Percentile Wage
$28,400
50th Percentile Wage
$32,170
75th Percentile Wage
$46,190
90th Percentile Wage
$56,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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) farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $56,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $26,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201532,170-29.10%-31.64%
201441,530-1.04%-
201341,960-0.93%-
201242,350--

Compare Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in three industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for farm products buyers and purchasing agent occupations is the full-service restaurants industry with an annual salary $44,440. The lowest paying industry is the restaurants and other eating places industry (annual salary $39,820). For detailed farm products buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Full-Service Restaurants
$44,440
Food Services and Drinking Places
$40,790
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$39,820

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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