The average annual and hourly salaries for buyers and purchasing agents in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of buyers and purchasing agents amongst Georgia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$35,790|
|25th Percentile Wage||$45,940|
|50th Percentile Wage||$61,800|
|75th Percentile Wage||$82,070|
|90th Percentile Wage||$102,020|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for buyers and purchasing agents in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,790.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of buyers and purchasing agents from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of buyers and purchasing agents in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of buyers and purchasing agents in state of Georgia ranges from $46,750 to $75,230. The highest paying area for buyers and purchasing agents in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $75,230. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Albany (mean annual salary $72,060). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $46,750.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Warner Robins|| |
|Hinesville-Fort Stewart|| |
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta|| |
|Athens-Clarke County|| |
|North Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |