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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,750
25th Percentile Wage
$37,540
50th Percentile Wage
$51,100
75th Percentile Wage
$70,360
90th Percentile Wage
$103,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except 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 $103,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.34
25th Percentile Wage
$18.05
50th Percentile Wage
$24.57
75th Percentile Wage
$33.83
90th Percentile Wage
$49.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.66. The median hourly salary is $24.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.34.

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
201651,100-2.49%-3.56%
201552,3700.86%-
201451,920-2.97%-
201353,4601.01%-
201252,920--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of Texas ranges from $26,120 to $70,170. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $70,170. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Longview (mean annual salary $68,620). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$70,170
Longview
$68,620
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$64,810
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$56,340
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$54,320
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,580
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$51,290
Texarkana-Texarkana
$49,560
Brownsville-Harlingen
$49,550
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$49,350
Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,870
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$48,760
Lubbock
$48,300
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$48,130
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,810
Corpus Christi
$47,720
El Paso
$41,980
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,870
Waco
$41,810
Amarillo
$40,630
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$36,920
Laredo
$36,740
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$26,120


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