Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products

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Total Workforce

9.21k

Average Age

45.6

Average Salary

$62,113

Average Male Salary

$69,143

Average Female Salary

$49,581

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Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products are most often employed by the Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers industry. The average yearly wage for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products was $62,113 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products by wage are Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Control & valve installers & repairers, and Fashion designers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products and on wages and locations for those in the field. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers is the industry that employs the most Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, by average wage, is Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers. Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$62,113

AVERAGE SALARY

± $11,652

In 2018, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products earned an average of $62,113, $8,225 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Fashion designers make somewhat more than Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products while Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.258

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.258, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, by number of employees, are Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers and Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers.

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Industries by Share

9.21k

2018 Workforce

± 2,356

15.8%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 32.4%

The number of people employed as Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products has been growing at a rate of 15.8%, from 7,949 people in 2017 to 9,208 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products employed by various industries. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers employs the largest share of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products at  51.7%, followed by Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers with 22.4% and false with 0%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products in the US. The average age of male Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products in the workforce is 45.4 and of female Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products is 46.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products is White.

Gender Composition

5.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,886

3.31k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,412

64.1% of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products

  1. White

  2. Black

82.3% of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.7% of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products.

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Age by Gender

45.4

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 4.13

46.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.81

The median age of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products is 45.6, and Male employees are generally 0.707 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products is Business but a relatively high number of Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

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MOST COMMON MAJORS

  1. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Negotiation.

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