Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary Information in North Carolina

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,520
25th Percentile Wage
$40,830
50th Percentile Wage
$54,750
75th Percentile Wage
$78,660
90th Percentile Wage
$100,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,520.

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
$54,750
2.06% 7.45%
2015
$53,620
4.59% -
2014
$51,160
3.01% -
2013
$49,620
-2.12% -
2012
$50,670
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in state of North Carolina ranges from $40,360 to $76,410. The highest paying area for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $76,410. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,510). The lowest paying area is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$76,410
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$67,510
Rocky Mount
$52,900
Winston-Salem
$47,700
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,360




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