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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,910
25th Percentile Wage
$58,350
50th Percentile Wage
$74,140
75th Percentile Wage
$94,640
90th Percentile Wage
$118,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.55
25th Percentile Wage
$28.06
50th Percentile Wage
$35.64
75th Percentile Wage
$45.50
90th Percentile Wage
$56.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.97. The median hourly salary is $35.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.55.

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
201674,1401.62%7.62%
201572,9401.40%-
201471,9203.35%-
201369,5101.47%-
201268,490--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of New Jersey ranges from $65,500 to $75,050. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $75,050. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Edison-New Brunswick (mean annual salary $73,980). The lowest paying area is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $65,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$75,050
Edison-New Brunswick
$73,980
Camden
$73,270
Wilmington
$71,220
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$68,500
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$65,500


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