Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of farm products buyers and purchasing agents amongst South Dakota 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 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents in South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,620
25th Percentile Wage
$55,890
50th Percentile Wage
$62,960
75th Percentile Wage
$77,100
90th Percentile Wage
$88,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$62,960
-4.76% 16.85%
2015
$65,960
6.99% -
2014
$61,350
11.49% -
2013
$54,300
3.59% -
2012
$52,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents in South Dakota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of farm products buyers and purchasing agents in state of South Dakota ranges from $46,070 to $71,270. The highest paying area for farm products buyers and purchasing agents in South Dakota is Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,270. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,350). The lowest paying area is Sioux City with a median annual salary of $46,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$71,270
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$67,350
Sioux Falls
$61,790
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$59,510
Sioux City
$46,070




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