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

The average annual and hourly salaries for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products amongst Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,230
25th Percentile Wage
$41,730
50th Percentile Wage
$49,930
75th Percentile Wage
$66,010
90th Percentile Wage
$81,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.98
25th Percentile Wage
$20.05
50th Percentile Wage
$24.00
75th Percentile Wage
$31.73
90th Percentile Wage
$39.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.15. The median hourly salary is $24.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.98.

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
201649,9301.24%7.05%
201549,3106.02%-
201446,340-0.22%-
201346,4400.06%-
201246,410--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in state of Wisconsin ranges from $24,590 to $60,860. The highest paying area for wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $60,860. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Wausau (mean annual salary $58,040). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$60,860
Wausau
$58,040
Green Bay
$55,280
Madison
$55,190
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$53,390
Lake County-Kenosha County
$53,200
Eau Claire
$51,640
Oshkosh-Neenah
$50,540
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$50,180
Racine
$50,040
Appleton
$48,280
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$47,370
Janesville
$43,810
La Crosse
$43,270
Duluth
$41,780
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,830
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$35,140
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$24,590


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