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Highest Paying States for Purchasing Managers

The highest paying states for purchasing managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of purchasing managers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $147,450, New Jersey is the highest paying state for purchasing managers. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $134,420). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of purchasing managers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Purchasing Managers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$147,450
$97,450 1,850
2 District of Columbia
$134,420
$115,760 1,650
3 Maryland
$134,420
$95,830 1,640
4 Delaware
$133,880
$85,470 130
5 Virginia
$130,240
$85,820 2,520
6 Colorado
$129,990
$88,420 720
7 Missouri
$129,890
$84,930 990
8 New York
$129,050
$72,450 3,820
9 California
$126,460
$69,650 8,070
10 Washington
$124,500
$75,460 1,930
11 Rhode Island
$123,950
$86,560 190
12 Texas
$123,550
$73,180 5,210
13 Massachusetts
$119,150
$66,820 2,890
14 Connecticut
$119,080
$72,660 1,400
15 West Virginia
$118,930
$65,720 90
16 Pennsylvania
$118,910
$75,160 2,170
17 South Dakota
$116,430
$78,460 50
18 New Hampshire
$114,250
$79,000 410
19 Ohio
$113,990
$70,350 2,580
20 Georgia
$112,650
$68,780 1,900
21 Alaska
$111,850
$61,380 140
22 North Dakota
$111,570
$58,880 110
23 Alabama
$110,760
$68,590 900
24 New Mexico
$110,210
$54,780 230
25 North Carolina
$109,070
$72,530 2,190
26 Michigan
$108,580
$63,420 2,480
27 Minnesota
$107,790
$73,050 2,050
28 Kentucky
$107,780
$63,230 1,020
29 Wyoming
$106,330
$75,810 30
30 Florida
$105,990
$57,050 2,710
31 Illinois
$102,890
$60,350 4,220
32 Oregon
$100,320
$62,330 1,190
33 Maine
$100,050
$67,520 280
34 Hawaii
$99,970
$56,750 300
35 South Carolina
$98,850
$62,800 710
36 Nebraska
$98,430
$67,250 430
37 Nevada
$97,400
$72,240 450
38 Wisconsin
$97,060
$65,830 1,270
39 Vermont
$96,840
$55,260 140
40 Arizona
$96,140
$53,500 1,630
41 Kansas
$95,910
$62,520 680
42 Montana
$95,120
$59,350 50
43 Utah
$94,790
$60,350 470
44 Indiana
$94,680
$58,990 1,460
45 Arkansas
$93,070
$44,500 530
46 Iowa
$91,190
$57,810 630
47 Oklahoma
$88,130
$47,460 640
48 Tennessee
$87,820
$48,210 1,800
49 Virgin Islands
$81,470
$39,350 40
50 Idaho
$80,770
$50,870 310
51 Louisiana
$79,090
$48,710 670
52 Mississippi
$78,720
$51,940 520
53 Puerto Rico
$67,530
$33,660 320
54 Guam
$42,770
$23,330 50
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