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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
$59,480
25th Percentile Wage
$73,720
50th Percentile Wage
$93,870
75th Percentile Wage
$118,440
90th Percentile Wage
$143,840

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 $143,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing managers is $59,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,8700.27%7.20%
201593,6201.03%-
201492,6601.93%-
201390,8704.14%-
201287,110--

Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of purchasing managers in 14 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $100,760. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $67,510). For detailed purchasing manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$100,760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$99,720
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$99,320
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$96,610
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$95,610
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$94,700
Educational Services - Local government owned
$94,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$94,450
Educational Services
$93,870
Educational Support Services
$93,460
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$91,310
Educational Services - State government owned
$88,730
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$84,110
Junior colleges - State government owned
$67,510

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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