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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,940
25th Percentile Wage
$48,910
50th Percentile Wage
$64,300
75th Percentile Wage
$83,030
90th Percentile Wage
$106,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.23
25th Percentile Wage
$23.51
50th Percentile Wage
$30.91
75th Percentile Wage
$39.92
90th Percentile Wage
$50.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.96. The median hourly salary is $30.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.23.

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
201664,3002.91%10.17%
201562,4303.80%-
201460,0604.50%-
201357,360-0.70%-
201257,760--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Texas ranges from $37,680 to $73,740. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Texas is Midland with a median annual salary of $73,740. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is San Antonio-New Braunfels (mean annual salary $71,020). The lowest paying area is Laredo with a median annual salary of $37,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Midland
$73,740
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$71,020
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$69,450
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$66,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$65,180
Odessa
$63,420
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$63,370
Victoria
$62,800
Fort Worth-Arlington
$62,180
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,050
Corpus Christi
$61,220
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$61,150
Sherman-Denison
$60,060
Amarillo
$58,810
Abilene
$55,920
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$55,720
College Station-Bryan
$50,940
Longview
$50,730
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,180
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,960
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,420
Texarkana-Texarkana
$49,380
El Paso
$49,310
San Angelo
$48,970
Tyler
$48,420
Lubbock
$47,940
Brownsville-Harlingen
$47,130
Waco
$46,900
Wichita Falls
$46,700
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,620
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,130
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$45,770
Laredo
$37,680


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