Purchasing Agent, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products among Indiana metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,710
25th Percentile Wage
$42,060
50th Percentile Wage
$52,550
75th Percentile Wage
$68,760
90th Percentile Wage
$84,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.69
25th Percentile Wage
$20.22
50th Percentile Wage
$25.26
75th Percentile Wage
$33.06
90th Percentile Wage
$40.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.54. The median hourly salary is $25.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.69.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,550-1.08%1.73%
201553,1200.19%-
201453,0202.30%-
201351,8000.31%-
201251,640--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Indiana ranges from $45,050 to $57,000. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Indiana is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $57,000. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Elkhart-Goshen (mean annual salary $56,210). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$57,000
Elkhart-Goshen
$56,210
Bloomington
$56,100
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$55,720
Fort Wayne
$55,500
Indianapolis-Carmel
$54,240
Michigan City-La Porte
$53,390
Terre Haute
$52,240
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$51,050
Columbus
$50,590
Gary
$48,470
Muncie
$48,430
Kokomo
$46,610
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$45,050


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