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Purchasing Manager Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of purchasing managers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare purchasing manager salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Purchasing Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,110
25th Percentile Wage
$71,320
50th Percentile Wage
$94,300
75th Percentile Wage
$130,610
90th Percentile Wage
$167,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $167,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing managers is $56,110.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,300
4.69% 20.54%
2016
$89,880
-0.73% -
2015
$90,540
-0.51% -
2014
$91,000
13.67% -
2013
$78,560
4.62% -
2012
$74,930
- -

Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of purchasing managers in eight industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $111,550. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $76,710). For detailed purchasing manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$111,550
Spectator Sports
$99,120
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$98,140
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$97,490
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$97,490
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$92,290
Gambling Industries
$90,870
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$76,710

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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