Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,490
25th Percentile Wage
$56,460
50th Percentile Wage
$70,380
75th Percentile Wage
$78,110
90th Percentile Wage
$87,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the industry sector of 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) farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $87,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farm products buyers and purchasing agents is $40,490.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,3804.99%25.67%
201566,87025.42%-
201449,8701.16%-
201349,290-6.13%-
201252,310--

Compare Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in five industries in the 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 farm products buyers and purchasing agent occupations is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $71,710. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $42,240). For detailed farm products buyers and purchasing agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$71,710
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$70,850
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$70,380
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$68,930
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$42,240

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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