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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,110
25th Percentile Wage
$45,800
50th Percentile Wage
$57,480
75th Percentile Wage
$72,660
90th Percentile Wage
$90,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.84
25th Percentile Wage
$22.02
50th Percentile Wage
$27.63
75th Percentile Wage
$34.93
90th Percentile Wage
$43.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.31. The median hourly salary is $27.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.84.

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
201657,4802.71%12.98%
201555,9201.52%-
201455,0705.77%-
201351,8903.60%-
201250,020--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Nebraska ranges from $49,570 to $60,410. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $60,410. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,120). The lowest paying area is Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$60,410
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$56,120
Lincoln
$54,880
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$51,930
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$50,830
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$49,570


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