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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,400
25th Percentile Wage
$52,010
50th Percentile Wage
$64,940
75th Percentile Wage
$82,760
90th Percentile Wage
$102,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.89
25th Percentile Wage
$25.00
50th Percentile Wage
$31.22
75th Percentile Wage
$39.79
90th Percentile Wage
$49.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.43. The median hourly salary is $31.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.89.

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
201664,9400.71%8.84%
201564,4803.92%-
201461,9501.58%-
201360,9702.90%-
201259,200--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of New York ranges from $48,890 to $71,650. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $71,650. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $71,220). The lowest paying area is Kingston with a median annual salary of $48,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$71,650
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$71,220
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$66,420
Ithaca
$65,900
Syracuse
$62,380
Rochester
$61,840
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$60,830
Utica-Rome
$59,970
Glens Falls
$59,960
Elmira
$59,570
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,600
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$57,670
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$57,480
Binghamton
$55,490
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$53,870
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$49,480
Kingston
$48,890



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