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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,870
25th Percentile Wage
$48,820
50th Percentile Wage
$60,040
75th Percentile Wage
$74,930
90th Percentile Wage
$89,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.64
25th Percentile Wage
$23.47
50th Percentile Wage
$28.87
75th Percentile Wage
$36.02
90th Percentile Wage
$42.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.96. The median hourly salary is $28.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.64.

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
201660,0403.06%8.03%
201558,2003.16%-
201456,3600.78%-
201355,9201.25%-
201255,220--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Oregon ranges from $47,630 to $82,120. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Oregon is Corvallis with a median annual salary of $82,120. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $65,280). The lowest paying area is Eugene-Springfield with a median annual salary of $47,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corvallis
$82,120
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$65,280
Salem
$61,770
Bend
$57,510
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$53,240
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$52,630
Medford
$51,110
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$48,940
Eugene-Springfield
$47,630



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