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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 $138,690, Delaware is the highest paying state for purchasing managers. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $135,450). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Delaware
$138,690
$91,410 130
2 New Jersey
$135,450
$90,500 2,030
3 District of Columbia
$130,680
$108,880 1,700
4 Maryland
$130,670
$92,680 1,640
5 Colorado
$127,030
$85,640 760
6 Virginia
$127,030
$84,260 2,480
7 Washington
$125,880
$73,520 2,010
8 Rhode Island
$125,450
$83,600 200
9 Missouri
$125,360
$83,970 1,040
10 New York
$125,090
$71,230 3,900
11 Texas
$121,720
$70,290 5,030
12 Connecticut
$119,830
$71,860 1,360
13 California
$116,590
$59,090 8,460
14 Massachusetts
$116,490
$67,260 2,800
15 West Virginia
$115,140
$75,040 80
16 Pennsylvania
$113,860
$71,210 1,900
17 South Dakota
$113,100
$74,710 50
18 Florida
$111,330
$63,840 2,470
19 Georgia
$110,040
$66,540 1,830
20 Ohio
$109,290
$69,300 2,480
21 Alabama
$108,330
$67,180 950
22 Alaska
$107,690
$63,460 130
23 North Carolina
$107,580
$70,300 2,290
24 Minnesota
$104,950
$70,750 2,350
25 New Hampshire
$104,460
$73,860 350
26 Wyoming
$102,920
$75,410 40
27 New Mexico
$101,670
$52,190 230
28 Illinois
$101,600
$59,850 4,210
29 Nebraska
$100,170
$69,080 490
30 Michigan
$99,420
$57,820 2,640
31 Kansas
$97,080
$58,510 730
32 Vermont
$96,950
$54,740 150
33 North Dakota
$96,780
$56,570 120
34 Arizona
$96,580
$50,800 1,780
35 Kentucky
$96,170
$54,520 960
36 Utah
$95,600
$61,410 450
37 Hawaii
$95,440
$51,820 280
38 Arkansas
$95,360
$45,280 510
39 South Carolina
$93,940
$57,420 780
40 Maine
$93,900
$59,960 270
41 Wisconsin
$92,670
$64,670 1,290
42 Oregon
$92,260
$55,960 990
43 Nevada
$91,390
$57,660 450
44 Iowa
$90,030
$55,670 600
45 Indiana
$89,760
$56,180 1,480
46 Montana
$81,470
$53,200 40
47 Oklahoma
$80,570
$47,550 760
48 Tennessee
$80,020
$44,660 2,000
49 Mississippi
$79,180
$45,580 570
50 Idaho
$78,710
$46,710 310
51 Louisiana
$76,580
$47,890 710
52 Puerto Rico
$66,100
$32,410 300
53 Guam
$48,580
$25,540 60
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