Information About Wholesale And Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

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Training

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products
Training for Wholesale And Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
Percent
Less than High School 4.2
High School 25.4
Some College 27.3
Associates Degree 9.2
Bachelors Degree 29.2
Masters Degree 4.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment

Represents about 147,000 people in the United States- 11.4% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 3,000 less wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 37,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products make $27.31 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products $14.20 $18.50 $24.20 $32.70 $43.60
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, wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products make $56,810 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products $29,570 $38,490 $50,490 $68,060 $90,740
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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