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

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,170
25th Percentile Wage
$45,420
50th Percentile Wage
$59,750
75th Percentile Wage
$79,680
90th Percentile Wage
$100,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.39
25th Percentile Wage
$21.84
50th Percentile Wage
$28.72
75th Percentile Wage
$38.31
90th Percentile Wage
$48.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.36. The median hourly salary is $28.72. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.39.

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
201659,7501.15%6.85%
201559,060-0.51%-
201459,3603.49%-
201357,2902.85%-
201255,660--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Missouri ranges from $38,370 to $69,760. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $69,760. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $64,590). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$69,760
Kansas City
$64,590
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$53,290
Columbia
$52,610
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$52,590
St Joseph
$51,090
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,990
Joplin
$47,620
Jefferson City
$47,100
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$45,760
Springfield
$43,390
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$41,190
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$38,370


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