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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 information of purchasing managers in Columbus 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 Columbus, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,940
25th Percentile Wage
$71,280
50th Percentile Wage
$81,420
75th Percentile Wage
$108,510
90th Percentile Wage
$131,330

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.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.70
25th Percentile Wage
$34.27
50th Percentile Wage
$39.14
75th Percentile Wage
$52.17
90th Percentile Wage
$63.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Columbus, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.14. The median hourly salary is $39.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.70.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201581,420-8.79%6.31%
201488,58016.20%-
201374,230-2.76%-
201276,280--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,420 in Columbus is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Columbus is 29.0 percent (29.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta and 1.0 percent (1.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Georgia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$114,640
Savannah
$114,510
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$91,250
Columbus
$81,420
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$81,190
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$80,600

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Georgia.