The salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$30,110|
|25th Percentile Wage||$39,510|
|50th Percentile Wage||$53,340|
|75th Percentile Wage||$72,430|
|90th Percentile Wage||$97,830|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is $97,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,110. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 224% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $83,770. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $47,540).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,960 to $62,980. The highest paying state for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $62,980. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,960. For more salary information of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |