Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products among Pennsylvania 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 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,510
25th Percentile Wage
$41,250
50th Percentile Wage
$54,770
75th Percentile Wage
$68,330
90th Percentile Wage
$85,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.11
25th Percentile Wage
$19.82
50th Percentile Wage
$26.33
75th Percentile Wage
$32.85
90th Percentile Wage
$41.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.27. The median hourly salary is $26.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.11.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,770-0.20%6.57%
201554,8803.28%-
201453,0800.55%-
201352,7903.07%-
201251,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $38,020 to $85,880. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Pennsylvania is Williamsport with a median annual salary of $85,880. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $70,770). The lowest paying area is State College with a median annual salary of $38,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Williamsport
$85,880
Newark-Union
$70,770
Reading
$60,390
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$58,860
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$58,200
York-Hanover
$56,160
Philadelphia
$55,530
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$55,470
Lancaster
$54,900
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,760
Johnstown
$54,150
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$53,540
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$52,620
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$52,380
Lebanon
$49,780
Pittsburgh
$48,940
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$48,830
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$47,800
Altoona
$40,880
Erie
$38,070
State College
$38,020


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