Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products among Iowa areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,160
25th Percentile Wage
$40,710
50th Percentile Wage
$55,910
75th Percentile Wage
$73,000
90th Percentile Wage
$93,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$55,910
14.56% 9.98%
2015
$47,770
-2.34% -
2014
$48,890
-3.23% -
2013
$50,470
0.28% -
2012
$50,330
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of Iowa ranges from $40,670 to $81,500. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Iowa is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,500. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $62,130). The lowest paying area is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $40,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$81,500
Cedar Rapids
$62,130
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$61,220
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$57,140
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$50,490
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$47,550
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$40,950
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$40,710
Iowa City
$40,670




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