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

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of Maryland 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 Maryland 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 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products in Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,490
25th Percentile Wage
$58,670
50th Percentile Wage
$77,490
75th Percentile Wage
$97,040
90th Percentile Wage
$110,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$77,490
0.55% 11.40%
2015
$77,060
1.87% -
2014
$75,620
3.83% -
2013
$72,720
5.58% -
2012
$68,660
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Maryland ranges from $50,000 to $89,930. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Maryland is St Marys County with a median annual salary of $89,930. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (mean annual salary $78,130). The lowest paying area is Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Marys County
$89,930
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$78,130
Baltimore-Towson
$72,330
Salisbury
$51,320
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$50,000




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