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

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products among Utah 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,260
25th Percentile Wage
$47,220
50th Percentile Wage
$61,150
75th Percentile Wage
$78,880
90th Percentile Wage
$95,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.43
25th Percentile Wage
$22.70
50th Percentile Wage
$29.40
75th Percentile Wage
$37.92
90th Percentile Wage
$46.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.01. The median hourly salary is $29.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.43.

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
201661,150-0.80%5.02%
201561,6401.14%-
201460,9400.20%-
201360,8204.51%-
201258,080--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in state of Utah ranges from $44,020 to $77,230. The highest paying area for purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products in Utah is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $77,230. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,920). The lowest paying area is St George with a median annual salary of $44,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ogden-Clearfield
$77,230
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$58,920
Salt Lake City
$58,160
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$55,970
Provo-Orem
$52,920
Logan
$47,060
St George
$44,020



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