Purchasing Manager Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of purchasing managers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare purchasing manager salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Purchasing Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,450
25th Percentile Wage
$95,620
50th Percentile Wage
$123,640
75th Percentile Wage
$160,720
90th Percentile Wage
$185,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) purchasing managers is $185,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $123,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing managers is $71,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$123,640
0.81% 7.57%
2016
$122,640
2.89% -
2015
$119,090
-1.27% -
2014
$120,600
-0.75% -
2013
$121,500
5.94% -
2012
$114,280
- -

Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of purchasing managers in eight industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for purchasing manager occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $141,680. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $78,400). For detailed purchasing manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$141,680
Oil and Gas Extraction
$141,680
Support Activities for Mining
$114,290
Support Activities for Mining
$114,290
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$107,050
Coal Mining
$103,880
Metal Ore Mining
$97,590
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$78,400

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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