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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,800
25th Percentile Wage
$101,290
50th Percentile Wage
$138,160
75th Percentile Wage
$166,540
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $166,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $138,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $83,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.29
25th Percentile Wage
$48.70
50th Percentile Wage
$66.42
75th Percentile Wage
$80.06
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $80.06. The median hourly salary is $66.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.29.

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
2016138,160-0.93%4.23%
2015139,4500.55%-
2014138,680-2.02%-
2013141,4806.48%-
2012132,310--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $138,160, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of California, following the highest paying city San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (median annual salary of $138,200). Compared with San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is .0 percent (.0%) lower.

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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California.