Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,650
25th Percentile Wage
$40,520
50th Percentile Wage
$53,380
75th Percentile Wage
$70,160
90th Percentile Wage
$90,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.22
25th Percentile Wage
$19.48
50th Percentile Wage
$25.66
75th Percentile Wage
$33.72
90th Percentile Wage
$43.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.70. The median hourly salary is $25.66. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.22.

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
201653,3802.70%13.54%
201551,9403.93%-
201449,9004.87%-
201347,4702.78%-
201246,150--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of North Carolina ranges from $39,700 to $64,320. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in North Carolina is Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton with a median annual salary of $64,320. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $59,700). The lowest paying area is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $39,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$64,320
Durham-Chapel Hill
$59,700
Winston-Salem
$57,100
Wilmington
$56,850
Asheville
$55,060
Jacksonville
$54,650
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,510
Greensboro-High Point
$52,250
Raleigh-Cary
$50,420
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$49,790
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,350
Burlington
$43,280
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,460
Rocky Mount
$39,700



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