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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of purchasing managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,290
25th Percentile Wage
$63,440
50th Percentile Wage
$81,510
75th Percentile Wage
$110,910
90th Percentile Wage
$128,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,290.

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
2017
$81,510
4.67% 17.00%
2016
$77,700
-8.34% -
2015
$84,180
12.26% -
2014
$73,860
7.42% -
2013
$68,380
1.07% -
2012
$67,650
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Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,510 in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is 12.7 percent (12.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Shreveport-Bossier City and 30.3 percent (30.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying New Iberia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$93,410
Baton Rouge
$86,350
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$81,510
Lake Charles
$76,910
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$71,560
Lafayette
$62,190
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$56,780



See also: Top paying jobs in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.