Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of farm products buyers and purchasing agents among Kentucky 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 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,380
25th Percentile Wage
$39,350
50th Percentile Wage
$54,590
75th Percentile Wage
$69,990
90th Percentile Wage
$82,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$54,590
31.71% -1.87%
2015
$37,280
-32.78% -
2014
$49,500
-5.66% -
2013
$52,300
-6.33% -
2012
$55,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in state of Kentucky ranges from $28,960 to $67,740. The highest paying area for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $67,740. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $56,600). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$67,740
Evansville
$56,600
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$55,600
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$37,240
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$28,960




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