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Purchasing Agents


How much a purchasing agent earns depends on various factors, including the employer's sales volume. According to May 2019 U.S. Department of Labor data, earnings for buyers and purchasing agents ranged from less than $38,230 for the lowest 10 percent to more than $107,510 for the top 10 percent. Median salaries were $64,380. Purchasing agents employed in the government sector commanded the highest median annual wages at $78,030.

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