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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Louisville-Jefferson County 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 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,930
25th Percentile Wage
$73,200
50th Percentile Wage
$98,110
75th Percentile Wage
$132,310
90th Percentile Wage
$176,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.33
25th Percentile Wage
$35.19
50th Percentile Wage
$47.17
75th Percentile Wage
$63.61
90th Percentile Wage
$84.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.69. The median hourly salary is $47.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.33.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201698,1104.63%13.75%
201593,5706.17%-
201487,800-6.10%-
201393,1609.17%-
201284,620--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $98,110, Louisville-Jefferson County is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Kentucky, following the highest paying city Evansville (median annual salary of $120,800). Compared with Evansville, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Louisville-Jefferson County is 18.8 percent (18.8%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$120,800
Louisville-Jefferson County
$98,110
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$96,650
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$92,430
Lexington-Fayette
$86,780
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$71,180
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$69,320

See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.