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Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,850
25th Percentile Wage
$41,740
50th Percentile Wage
$54,650
75th Percentile Wage
$71,120
90th Percentile Wage
$92,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 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) purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $92,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products is $32,850.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$54,650
0.04% 12.90%
2015
$54,630
5.55% -
2014
$51,600
4.38% -
2013
$49,340
3.53% -
2012
$47,600
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Compare Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in 16 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 purchasing agent, except wholesale, retail, and farm products occupations is the labor unions and similar labor organizations industry with an annual salary $108,040. The lowest paying industry is the automotive body, paint, interior, and glass repair industry (annual salary $46,120). 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
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$108,040
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$71,290
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$66,750
Other Personal Services
$65,180
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$62,050
Civic and Social Organizations
$57,900
Religious Organizations
$57,440
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$57,210
Social Advocacy Organizations
$56,960
Personal and Laundry Services
$55,940
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$53,800
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$53,780
Repair and Maintenance
$51,770
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$48,290
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
$46,540
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$46,120

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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