Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,050
25th Percentile Wage
$41,830
50th Percentile Wage
$56,900
75th Percentile Wage
$73,510
90th Percentile Wage
$92,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 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) wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $92,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $35,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,900-0.23%6.50%
201557,0301.37%-
201456,2507.57%-
201351,990-2.33%-
201253,200--

Compare Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in six 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 wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products occupations is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $59,500. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $50,060). For detailed wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,500
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$56,900
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,370
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$52,120
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$51,060
State government, including schools and hospitals
$50,060

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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