Buyers and Purchasing Agent Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for buyers and purchasing agents in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of buyers and purchasing agents among Ohio cities 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 Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,550
25th Percentile Wage
$48,900
50th Percentile Wage
$61,360
75th Percentile Wage
$79,370
90th Percentile Wage
$99,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for buyers and purchasing agents in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,550.

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
$61,360
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$61,360
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of buyers and purchasing agents in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of buyers and purchasing agents in state of Ohio ranges from $52,870 to $73,850. The highest paying area for buyers and purchasing agents in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $73,850. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Lima (mean annual salary $68,030). The lowest paying area is Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$73,850
Lima
$68,030
Columbus
$66,080
Mansfield
$63,720
Cincinnati-Middletown
$61,870
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$60,360
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$59,270
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$59,080
Akron
$58,380
Springfield
$55,040
Toledo
$54,220
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$54,170
Canton-Massillon
$54,170
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,870




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