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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing managers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of purchasing managers among Arkansas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Purchasing Managers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,280
25th Percentile Wage
$59,580
50th Percentile Wage
$95,360
75th Percentile Wage
$162,260
90th Percentile Wage
$186,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $186,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.77
25th Percentile Wage
$28.64
50th Percentile Wage
$45.85
75th Percentile Wage
$78.01
90th Percentile Wage
$89.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.69. The median hourly salary is $45.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.77.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,3603.50%5.02%
201592,020-0.71%-
201492,6702.42%-
201390,430-0.15%-
201290,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Purchasing Managers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing managers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing managers in state of Arkansas ranges from $58,670 to $72,600. The highest paying area for purchasing managers in Arkansas is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,600. The lowest paying area is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway with a median annual salary of $58,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$72,600
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$58,670



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