The salary statistics of purchasing managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare purchasing manager salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $161,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing managers is $58,670.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of purchasing managers in 17 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 medical and diagnostic laboratories industry with an annual salary $120,030. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $75,250). For detailed purchasing manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .