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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,000
25th Percentile Wage
$35,590
50th Percentile Wage
$49,620
75th Percentile Wage
$70,610
90th Percentile Wage
$96,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.50
25th Percentile Wage
$17.11
50th Percentile Wage
$23.86
75th Percentile Wage
$33.95
90th Percentile Wage
$46.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.59. The median hourly salary is $23.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.50.

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
201649,620-1.49%-6.03%
201550,3600.06%-
201450,330-11.92%-
201356,3306.60%-
201252,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of Virginia ranges from $40,140 to $67,720. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $67,720. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Harrisonburg (mean annual salary $57,170). The lowest paying area is Roanoke with a median annual salary of $40,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$67,720
Harrisonburg
$57,170
Lynchburg
$55,860
Richmond
$55,510
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$52,920
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$46,310
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$44,970
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$43,140
Roanoke
$40,140



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