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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,170
25th Percentile Wage
$44,740
50th Percentile Wage
$56,820
75th Percentile Wage
$71,100
90th Percentile Wage
$88,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,170.

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
$56,820
4.73% 5.30%
2015
$54,130
1.27% -
2014
$53,440
1.85% -
2013
$52,450
-2.59% -
2012
$53,810
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some North Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of North Dakota ranges from $45,880 to $75,040. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in North Dakota is Bismarck with a median annual salary of $75,040. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $62,710). The lowest paying area is East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bismarck
$75,040
Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$62,710
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$59,250
Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$56,860
Fargo
$51,230
Grand Forks
$50,340
East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$45,880




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