Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary Information in Georgia

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 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,800
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$61,800
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Georgia Cities

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
$75,230
Albany
$72,060
Brunswick
$68,350
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$66,060
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$64,470
Rome
$60,130
Savannah
$59,650
Gainesville
$55,700
Athens-Clarke County
$54,750
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$52,410
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,260
Valdosta
$50,750
Macon
$49,590
Columbus
$49,070
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$48,570
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$48,470
Dalton
$46,750




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