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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of purchasing managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,650
25th Percentile Wage
$94,100
50th Percentile Wage
$121,410
75th Percentile Wage
$153,200
90th Percentile Wage
$189,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $189,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $121,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $72,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.93
25th Percentile Wage
$45.24
50th Percentile Wage
$58.37
75th Percentile Wage
$73.66
90th Percentile Wage
$91.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $91.33. The median hourly salary is $58.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.93.

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
2016121,4104.41%10.49%
2015116,060-1.41%-
2014117,7000.87%-
2013116,6806.86%-
2012108,680--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $121,410 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 12.1 percent (12.1%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 28.6 percent (28.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fresno.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$138,200
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$138,160
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$129,120
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$124,100
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$123,670
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$121,410
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$119,640
Vallejo-Fairfield
$117,170
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$113,360
Stockton
$112,300
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$112,270
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$111,170
Bakersfield-Delano
$101,510
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$100,880
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$100,120
Salinas
$100,040
Modesto
$99,640
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$96,860
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$93,590
Fresno
$86,640

See also: Top paying jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California.