Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,840
25th Percentile Wage
$40,540
50th Percentile Wage
$51,500
75th Percentile Wage
$71,420
90th Percentile Wage
$92,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 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) purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $92,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $30,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$51,500
3.63% 13.65%
2015
$49,630
2.46% -
2014
$48,410
3.66% -
2013
$46,640
4.65% -
2012
$44,470
- -

Compare Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in eight 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 purchasing agent, except wholesale, retail, and farm products occupations is the rv (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps industry with an annual salary $55,500. The lowest paying industry is the casino hotels industry (annual salary $47,570). 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
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$55,500
Special Food Services
$54,440
Food Services and Drinking Places
$53,340
Full-Service Restaurants
$53,220
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$52,680
Traveler Accommodation
$50,150
Accommodation
$49,970
Casino Hotels
$47,570

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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