How Much Do Farm and Grain Buyers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Farm Products Purchasing Agents

Farm Products Purchasing Agents purchase farm products either for further processing or resale. Includes tree farm contractors, grain brokers and market operators, grain buyers, and tobacco buyers. May negotiate contracts.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$72370 per year
Hourly wage
$35 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$39,810 to $50,840 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$19 to $24 per hour

Entry-level Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $39,810 to $50,840 per year or $19 to $24 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $54 $112,170
Senior (Top 25%) $43 $88,600
Middle (Mid 50%) $32 $66,690
Junior (Bottom 25%) $24 $50,840
No experience (Bottom 10%) $19 $39,810

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $50 $105,020
NJ $42 $86,890
VA $40 $83,400
MD $40 $82,450
NY $38 $79,700
MA $38 $78,870
AR $38 $78,400
WA $38 $78,280
CA $37 $76,490
RI $37 $76,040

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Buyer and Purchasing Agent of Farm Product is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Farm and Grain Buyers are in the states of DC, NJ, VA, MD and NY.

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