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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,530
25th Percentile Wage
$24,170
50th Percentile Wage
$32,570
75th Percentile Wage
$46,700
90th Percentile Wage
$63,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.91
25th Percentile Wage
$11.62
50th Percentile Wage
$15.66
75th Percentile Wage
$22.45
90th Percentile Wage
$30.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.60. The median hourly salary is $15.66. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.91.

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
201632,570-2.89%12.22%
201533,5106.51%-
201431,3304.12%-
201330,0404.83%-
201228,590--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $20,440 to $47,170. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Puerto Rico is Guayama with a median annual salary of $47,170. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian (mean annual salary $40,410). The lowest paying area is San German-Cabo Rojo with a median annual salary of $20,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Guayama
$47,170
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$40,410
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$31,840
Ponce
$28,400
Mayaguez
$22,190
San German-Cabo Rojo
$20,440



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