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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of purchasing managers in Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,730
25th Percentile Wage
$64,180
50th Percentile Wage
$83,900
75th Percentile Wage
$103,870
90th Percentile Wage
$133,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.31
25th Percentile Wage
$30.86
50th Percentile Wage
$40.34
75th Percentile Wage
$49.94
90th Percentile Wage
$64.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.40. The median hourly salary is $40.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.31.

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
201683,9001.32%20.85%
201582,7901.51%-
201481,5408.60%-
201374,53010.89%-
201266,410--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Baton Rouge with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $83,900, Baton Rouge is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Louisiana, following the highest paying city Shreveport-Bossier City (median annual salary of $85,600). Compared with Shreveport-Bossier City, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Baton Rouge is 2.0 percent (2.0%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$85,600
Baton Rouge
$83,900
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$77,700
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$71,560
Lafayette
$58,020
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$56,780

See also: Top paying jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.