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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Columbus, Indiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Columbus, Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Columbus is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in Columbus, Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,340
25th Percentile Wage
$78,670
50th Percentile Wage
$94,660
75th Percentile Wage
$112,810
90th Percentile Wage
$130,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Columbus, Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.86
25th Percentile Wage
$37.82
50th Percentile Wage
$45.51
75th Percentile Wage
$54.24
90th Percentile Wage
$62.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Columbus, Indiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.90. The median hourly salary is $45.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201694,660-20.95%-14.22%
2015114,4905.56%-
2012108,120--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Columbus with Other Indiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $94,660, Columbus is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Indiana, following the highest paying city Indianapolis-Carmel (median annual salary of $96,460). Compared with Indianapolis-Carmel, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Columbus is 1.9 percent (1.9%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel
$96,460
Columbus
$94,660
Terre Haute
$94,220
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$87,860
Fort Wayne
$83,010
Gary
$81,290
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$74,690
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$73,770
Elkhart-Goshen
$73,250

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Indiana.