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Purchasing Manager Salary in the Industry of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities

The salary statistics and trend of purchasing managers in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities 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
$83,160
25th Percentile Wage
$99,650
50th Percentile Wage
$126,750
75th Percentile Wage
$162,950
90th Percentile Wage
$196,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for purchasing managers in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities. 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 $196,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $126,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent purchasing managers is $83,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers in the industry of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$126,750
-0.43% 10.30%
2016
$127,300
11.40% -
2015
$112,790
6.38% -
2014
$105,590
4.29% -
2013
$101,060
-12.51% -
2012
$113,700
- -

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

The average salaries of purchasing managers in 14 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
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$135,110
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$135,090
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$134,980
Scientific Research and Development Services
$134,890
Legal Services
$134,830
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$133,040
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$132,390
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$129,990
Engineering Services
$129,550
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$127,230
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$126,750
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$121,940
Testing Laboratories
$119,930
Specialized Design Services
$111,050

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