Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of farm products buyers and purchasing agents among Louisiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,420
25th Percentile Wage
$29,270
50th Percentile Wage
$46,650
75th Percentile Wage
$60,670
90th Percentile Wage
$75,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,420.

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
$46,650
1.07% 2.87%
2015
$46,150
16.77% -
2014
$38,410
-4.50% -
2013
$40,140
-12.88% -
2012
$45,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in state of Louisiana ranges from $28,360 to $48,960. The highest paying area for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $48,960. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $41,540). The lowest paying area is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $28,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$48,960
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$41,540
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$28,360




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