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Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare buyers and purchasing agent salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,840
25th Percentile Wage
$41,700
50th Percentile Wage
$54,790
75th Percentile Wage
$71,680
90th Percentile Wage
$92,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $92,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid buyers and purchasing agents is $32,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,7900.33%13.09%
201554,6106.81%-
201450,8903.65%-
201349,0302.88%-
201247,620--

Compare Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of buyers and purchasing agents in 14 industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $68,670. The lowest paying industry is the automotive body, paint, interior, and glass repair industry (annual salary $46,670). For detailed buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$68,670
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$67,170
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$62,380
Civic and Social Organizations
$57,930
Religious Organizations
$57,550
Social Advocacy Organizations
$55,140
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$53,800
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$53,720
Personal and Laundry Services
$53,610
Repair and Maintenance
$51,970
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$51,560
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$48,630
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
$46,710
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$46,670

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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