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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Columbus, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Columbus, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Columbus is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in Columbus, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Columbus, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
-8.79% 6.31%
16.20% -
-2.76% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Columbus with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $81,420, Columbus is the lowest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Georgia, following city of Savannah (median annual salary of $121,030). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Columbus is about 32.7 percent (32.7%) lower than that of the highest paying city Savannah.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Georgia.