Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products

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Total Workforce
201k
Average Age
42.7
Average Salary
$41,384
Average Male Salary
$45,139
Average Female Salary
$38,655

About

Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products are most often employed by the Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers industry. The average yearly wage for Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products was $41,384 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products by wage are Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance, Communications equipment operators, all other, and Supervisors of personal care and service workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products are Minneapolis City (Southeast) PUMA, MN, Plantation & Sunrise Cities PUMA, FL, and Clallam & Jefferson Counties PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products are Clallam & Jefferson Counties PUMA, WA, Minneapolis City (Southeast) PUMA, MN, and Plantation & Sunrise Cities PUMA, FL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products and on wages and locations for those in the field. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers is the industry that employs the most Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, by average wage, is Construction. Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products are paid most in North Hempstead Town (North) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Clallam & Jefferson Counties PUMA, WA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$41,384
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,232

In 2018, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products earned an average of $41,384, $12,504 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance make somewhat more than Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products while Supervisors of personal care and service workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.438
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.438, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Wholesale & retail buyers, except 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 Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, by number of employees, are Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers, Department stores, and Clothing stores.

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Industries by Share

201k
2018 Workforce
± 10,997
5.94%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.42%

The number of people employed as Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products has been growing at a rate of 5.94%, from 189,647 people in 2017 to 200,905 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products employed by various industries. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers employs the largest share of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products at  8.8%, followed by Department stores with 8.01% and Clothing stores with 7.95%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products in the US. The average age of male Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products in the workforce is 42.8 and of female Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products is 42.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

84.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,138
116k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 8,370

57.9% of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

70.7% of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.1% of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products.

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Age by Gender

42.8
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.28
42.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.03

The median age of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products is 42.7, and Male employees are generally 0.043 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products is Business but a relatively high number of Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

Majors

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Skills

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

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