Information About Purchasing Agents And Buyers, Farm Products

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Training

Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products
Training for Purchasing Agents And Buyers, Farm Products
Percent
Less than High School 11.2
High School 33.2
Some College 20.8
Associates Degree 10.6
Bachelors Degree 22.2
Masters Degree 1.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.9

Employment

Represents about 14,000 people in the United States- 8.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less purchasing agents and buyers, farm products but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, purchasing agents and buyers, farm products make $29.08 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products $15.50 $20.40 $26.80 $35.10 $45.00
Business and financial operations occupations $16.70 $21.90 $29.60 $40.10 $52.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, purchasing agents and buyers, farm products make $60,500 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products $32,310 $42,570 $55,860 $73,120 $93,690
Business and financial operations occupations $34,770 $45,750 $61,700 $83,450 $110,040
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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