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Purchasing Manager Salary in the Industry of Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services

The salary statistics and trend of purchasing managers in the industry of architectural, engineering, and related services are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare purchasing manager salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$74,360
25th Percentile Wage
$99,140
50th Percentile Wage
$125,130
75th Percentile Wage
$155,230
90th Percentile Wage
$185,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for purchasing managers in the industry of architectural, engineering, and related services. 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 $185,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $125,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent purchasing managers is $74,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers in the industry of Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016125,130-0.30%12.43%
2015125,5002.77%-
2014122,0204.50%-
2013116,5305.96%-
2012109,580--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.75
25th Percentile Wage
$47.66
50th Percentile Wage
$60.16
75th Percentile Wage
$74.63
90th Percentile Wage
$89.12

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in the industry of architectural, engineering, and related services. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) purchasing managers is $89.12. The median hourly salary is $60.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.75.

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of purchasing managers in 13 industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of purchasing managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$132,110
Scientific Research and Development Services
$132,000
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$131,740
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$128,050
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$127,300
Engineering Services
$126,120
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$125,130
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$125,090
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$124,580
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$124,270
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$124,250
Testing Laboratories
$120,790
Specialized Design Services
$96,200

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