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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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,720
25th Percentile Wage
$59,550
50th Percentile Wage
$77,700
75th Percentile Wage
$104,160
90th Percentile Wage
$130,100

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 $130,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.35
25th Percentile Wage
$28.63
50th Percentile Wage
$37.35
75th Percentile Wage
$50.08
90th Percentile Wage
$62.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.55. The median hourly salary is $37.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.35.

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
201677,700-8.34%12.93%
201584,18012.26%-
201473,8607.42%-
201368,3801.07%-
201267,650--

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 $77,700 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 9.2 percent (9.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Shreveport-Bossier City and 26.9 percent (26.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying New Iberia nonmetropolitan area.

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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.