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

The average annual and hourly salaries for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products among Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,040
25th Percentile Wage
$45,000
50th Percentile Wage
$59,950
75th Percentile Wage
$86,040
90th Percentile Wage
$102,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,040.

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
$59,950
0.37% 4.87%
2015
$59,730
-3.01% -
2014
$61,530
3.59% -
2013
$59,320
3.86% -
2012
$57,030
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of Massachusetts ranges from $30,040 to $85,120. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Massachusetts is Peabody with a median annual salary of $85,120. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Taunton-Norton-Raynham (mean annual salary $74,390). The lowest paying area is New Bedford with a median annual salary of $30,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peabody
$85,120
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$74,390
Framingham
$64,080
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$63,980
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$63,770
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$59,460
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$56,500
Worcester
$56,190
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$54,620
Pittsfield
$47,720
Springfield
$47,290
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$45,520
Barnstable Town
$44,100
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$31,750
New Bedford
$30,040




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