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2021 Indiana Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary Guide

Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. May negotiate contracts. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.

Indiana Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary 2021

Salary

$57K

Growth

-6%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Make in Indiana 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $35,920 $44,680 $56,950 $72,030 $91,270
Hourly Wage $17.27 $21.48 $27.38 $34.63 $43.88

How Much Do Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Make in Indiana 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$35,920
$44,680
$56,950
$72,030
$91,270
Hourly Wage
$17.27
$21.48
$27.38
$34.63
$43.88

What Do Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Do?

Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. May negotiate contracts. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.

Also known as:

Buyer, Grocery Buyer, Procurement Specialist, Purchaser, Purchasing Coordinator, Retail Buyer, Trader

  • Purchase stocks of merchandise or supplies.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients or service providers.
  • Discuss business strategies, practices, or policies with managers.
  • Purchase products or services.
  • Advise others on business or operational matters.
  • Determine the value of goods or services.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Disburse funds from clients accounts to creditors.
  • Authorize financial actions.
  • Analyze consumer trends.
  • Analyze market conditions or trends.
  • Obtain information about goods or services.
  • Train personnel to enhance job skills.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Determine the value of goods or services.
  • Analyze market conditions or trends.
  • Create marketing materials.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Research issues related to the environment or sustainable business practices.
  • Evaluate logistics methods to reduce environmental impact.
  • Develop business or market strategies.
  • Identify strategic business investment opportunities.
  • Analyze consumer trends.

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Job Outlook in Indiana

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Indiana 8,820 8,270 -6% 840
United States 449,300 409,700 -9% 36,000

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Job Outlook in Indiana

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Indiana
8,820
8,270
-6%
840
United States
449,300
409,700
-9%
36,000

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • 1 to 12 months on-the-job training

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Schools in Indiana

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Ball State University Fashion Merchandising Muncie, IN 4 years: 2
4 years: 34
More than 4 years: 1
Indiana Institute of Technology Apparel and Textile Marketing Management Fort Wayne, IN 4 years: 4
Indiana Institute of Technology-College of Professional Studies Apparel and Textile Marketing Management Fort Wayne, IN 4 years: 0
Indiana State University General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other Terre Haute, IN Less than one year: 9
Vincennes University Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Vincennes, IN Less than one year: 0
Vincennes University Fashion Merchandising Vincennes, IN 2 years: 2
Vincennes University General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other Vincennes, IN Less than one year: 1

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Schools in Indiana

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Fashion Merchandising
Muncie, IN
4 years: 2
4 years: 34
More than 4 years: 1
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Fort Wayne, IN
4 years: 4
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Fort Wayne, IN
4 years: 0
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
Terre Haute, IN
Less than one year: 9
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Vincennes, IN
Less than one year: 0
Fashion Merchandising
Vincennes, IN
2 years: 2
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
Vincennes, IN
Less than one year: 1

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Jobs in Indiana.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Procurement Specialist Republic Airways Holdings Indianapolis, Indiana 09/17/2021 Yes
Retail Merchandiser Set and Service Resources Munster, Indiana 09/17/2021 Yes
Retail Merchandiser Set and Service Resources Otwell, Indiana 09/17/2021 Yes
Retail Merchandiser Set and Service Resources Munster, Indiana 09/17/2021 Yes
SAS Merchandiser Retail Team Lead Part Time SAS Retail Services Jasper, Indiana 09/17/2021 No

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Jobs in Indiana.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Republic Airways Holdings
Indianapolis, Indiana
09/17/2021
Yes
Set and Service Resources
Munster, Indiana
09/17/2021
Yes
Set and Service Resources
Otwell, Indiana
09/17/2021
Yes
Set and Service Resources
Munster, Indiana
09/17/2021
Yes
SAS Retail Services
Jasper, Indiana
09/17/2021
No

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Salary Guide 2021

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