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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Kansas City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Missouri

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 Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $168,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $70,690.

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
1.05% 8.77%
3.39% -
3.47% -
1.61% -
-0.48% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Kansas City with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $112,860 in Kansas City is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Kansas City is 23.6 percent (23.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers and 27.2 percent (27.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
Kansas City
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.