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 amongst Iowa cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.94
25th Percentile Wage
$19.57
50th Percentile Wage
$26.88
75th Percentile Wage
$35.10
90th Percentile Wage
$45.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.13. The median hourly salary is $26.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.94.

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 from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,91014.56%9.98%
201547,770-2.34%-
201448,890-3.23%-
201350,4700.28%-
201250,330--

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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