Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Boulder, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Boulder 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 Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$91,650
25th Percentile Wage
$109,630
50th Percentile Wage
$122,550
75th Percentile Wage
$143,940
90th Percentile Wage
$167,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $167,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $91,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44.06
25th Percentile Wage
$52.71
50th Percentile Wage
$58.92
75th Percentile Wage
$69.20
90th Percentile Wage
$80.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Boulder, Colorado. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.68. The median hourly salary is $58.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44.06.

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
2016122,550-5.43%10.03%
2015129,2101.04%-
2014127,8602.17%-
2013125,08011.85%-
2012110,260--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $122,550 in Boulder is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Colorado. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Boulder is 5.7 percent (5.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Colorado Springs and 3.7 percent (3.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fort Collins-Loveland.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$129,920
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$128,720
Boulder
$122,550
Greeley
$122,040
Fort Collins-Loveland
$118,000

See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.