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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,510
25th Percentile Wage
$42,780
50th Percentile Wage
$58,440
75th Percentile Wage
$82,150
90th Percentile Wage
$99,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,510.

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
$58,440
4.23% 7.10%
2015
$55,970
0.41% -
2014
$55,740
3.88% -
2013
$53,580
-1.33% -
2012
$54,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of New Mexico ranges from $39,470 to $82,080. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New Mexico is Los Alamos County with a median annual salary of $82,080. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Albuquerque (mean annual salary $63,970). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Alamos County
$82,080
Albuquerque
$63,970
Farmington
$59,020
Las Cruces
$56,930
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$53,800
Santa Fe
$47,080
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$39,940
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$39,470




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