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Purchasing Manager Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Purchasing Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,340
25th Percentile Wage
$76,200
50th Percentile Wage
$96,340
75th Percentile Wage
$121,490
90th Percentile Wage
$149,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in the industry sector of educational 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 $149,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing managers is $62,340.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,340
2.56% 9.58%
2016
$93,870
0.27% -
2015
$93,620
1.03% -
2014
$92,660
1.93% -
2013
$90,870
4.14% -
2012
$87,110
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Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of purchasing managers in 15 industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $103,480. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $69,250). For detailed purchasing manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$103,480
Educational Services - Privately owned
$103,270
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$99,320
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$98,130
Educational Services - Local government owned
$97,340
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$97,120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$97,040
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$96,610
Educational Services
$96,340
Educational Support Services
$93,460
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$93,150
Educational Services - State government owned
$91,130
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$88,330
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$87,090
Junior colleges - State government owned
$69,250

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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