Highest Paying Industries for Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Beverage Manufacturing38.3679790
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing37.8478710
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities37.1177180
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage37.1177180
Tobacco Manufacturing37.0777100
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution36.5576020
Utilities3674880
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing34.1370990
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services33.870310
Paper Manufacturing33.7970290
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills33.7970290
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers33.0768770
Management of Companies and Enterprises32.3167190
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing31.6465810
Other Food Manufacturing30.8364140
Grain and Oilseed Milling30.4863400
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers30.4563340
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers30.3763160
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers30.2862980
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods30.1362670
Wholesale Trade30.0962580
Manufacturing29.9162210
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers29.8862140
Educational Services, Privately owned29.7761920
Food Manufacturing29.6761720
Warehousing and Storage29.4661290
All industries, private ownership only29.1160560
All industries29.0260350
Transportation and Warehousing28.960120
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers28.6259520
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods28.4259120
Machinery Manufacturing28.3959050
Chemical Manufacturing28.358860
Animal Food Manufacturing28.258650
Sawmills and Wood Preservation28.0458320
Animal Slaughtering and Processing27.9458120
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals27.8457910
Dairy Product Manufacturing27.6657530
Wood Product Manufacturing27.6657530
Basic Chemical Manufacturing27.5157220
Construction27.2256630
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services27.0156180
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers26.6755480
Finance and Insurance26.5255160
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers26.4555020
Construction of Buildings26.2154520
Federal, State, and Local Government26.1954480
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service26.1954480
Local government, including schools and hospitals26.0754220
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.9153880
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.1452290
Hospitals, Privately owned2552000
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned2552000
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.9151810
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.9151810
Nonstore Retailers24.7151400
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing24.6651280
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)24.3750680
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers24.2550450
Specialty Food Stores24.0950110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation23.2348330
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers23.1148070
Building Material and Supplies Dealers23.0747990
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers22.7447310
Employment Services22.7547310
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores22.5746950
Retail Trade21.8445430
Food and Beverage Stores21.2944280
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting21.2644230
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.2544190
State government, including schools and hospitals21.244100
Grocery Stores20.7543160
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers20.7243090
Accommodation and Food Services19.8541290
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.7441060
Support Activities for Crop Production19.4840520
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry19.3240180
Educational Services, Local government owned19.1739860
Food Services and Drinking Places19.0739670
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers19.0139550
Restaurants and Other Eating Places18.7438980
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services18.6738830
Administrative and Support Services18.6738830

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