The average pay for a Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products is $45,376 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Analysis and Inventory Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products Total Pay (?
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$32,823 - $66,646
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $45,375
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Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products Total Pay (?
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$11.99 - $22.10
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,823 - $66,646  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,118  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,082  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,098 - $61,085  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $22.10  
   
Overtime
$16.07 - $30.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,118  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,082  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,098 - $61,085  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
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Job Description for Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products
  • Complete routine orders and quality control products and analyze metrics to assess if changes are needed.
  • Develop and optimize procurement and transportation of materials, equipment, and goods.
  • Communicate and negotiate with suppliers, vendors, and retail locations to ensure inventory is appropriate.
  • Build relationships with suppliers and vendors and understand the industry and available options.
Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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Portland
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National Average
$42,000
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Experience Affects Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products Salaries

Data Analysis
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Inventory Management
up arrow 13%
National Average
$42,000
Purchasing
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 114 votes.
Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%
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