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

The average annual and hourly salaries for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products among Missouri 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,310
25th Percentile Wage
$41,740
50th Percentile Wage
$55,170
75th Percentile Wage
$75,520
90th Percentile Wage
$96,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except 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 $96,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.05
25th Percentile Wage
$20.07
50th Percentile Wage
$26.52
75th Percentile Wage
$36.31
90th Percentile Wage
$46.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.19. The median hourly salary is $26.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.05.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,1702.61%18.72%
201553,73011.04%-
201447,8000.59%-
201347,5205.64%-
201244,840--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of Missouri ranges from $33,350 to $68,160. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Missouri is Columbia with a median annual salary of $68,160. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $59,210). The lowest paying area is Joplin with a median annual salary of $33,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$68,160
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$59,210
Kansas City
$56,890
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$56,890
St Louis
$55,360
Springfield
$50,310
St Joseph
$43,220
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$39,100
Jefferson City
$36,890
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$33,500
Joplin
$33,350


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