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Purchasing Manager Salary in the Industry of General Freight Trucking

The salary statistics and trend of purchasing managers in the industry of general freight trucking are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare purchasing manager salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,230
25th Percentile Wage
$76,590
50th Percentile Wage
$95,430
75th Percentile Wage
$128,610
90th Percentile Wage
$163,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for purchasing managers in the industry of general freight trucking. 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 $163,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent purchasing managers is $67,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201695,430-3.00%-4.22%
201598,2905.36%-
201493,020-6.92%-
201299,460--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.32
25th Percentile Wage
$36.82
50th Percentile Wage
$45.88
75th Percentile Wage
$61.83
90th Percentile Wage
$78.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in the industry of general freight trucking. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) purchasing managers is $78.48. The median hourly salary is $45.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.32.

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of purchasing managers in 14 industries within the transportation and warehousing sector are shown in Table 3. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016. For salary information of purchasing managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation
$128,490
Scheduled Air Transportation
$121,230
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$121,050
Air Transportation
$120,660
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$111,060
Rail Transportation
$107,780
Rail Transportation
$107,780
Support Activities for Transportation
$107,740
Water Transportation
$105,900
Warehousing and Storage
$104,770
Warehousing and Storage
$104,770
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$99,250
General Freight Trucking
$95,430
Truck Transportation
$86,320

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