Average Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products Salary

$49,546
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,007
Bonus
$7,600
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products is $49,546.
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$36k
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MEDIAN $49,546
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Salary
$36k - $76k
Bonus
$453 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$250 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$31k - $71k

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Job Description for Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products

Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Microsoft Excel, Negotiation and Purchasing.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products

An entry-level Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,103 based on 46 salaries. An early career Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,825 based on 142 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,572 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,422 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.
Employees with Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Farm Products in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 56.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (31.2% more) and Boise, Idaho (21.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (23.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (21.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 371 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.4%
Early Career
38.3%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
20.5%
Late Career
8.9%

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