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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 information of purchasing managers in Baton Rouge is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2.84% 23.09%
1.32% -
1.51% -
8.60% -
10.89% -
- -

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 $86,350, 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 $93,410). Compared with Shreveport-Bossier City, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Baton Rouge is 7.6 percent (7.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
Baton Rouge
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
Lake Charles
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

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