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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in St Louis, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in St Louis, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of purchasing managers in St Louis 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 St Louis, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$78,500
25th Percentile Wage
$101,170
50th Percentile Wage
$130,620
75th Percentile Wage
$164,750
90th Percentile Wage
$180,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in St Louis, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $180,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $130,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $78,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.74
25th Percentile Wage
$48.64
50th Percentile Wage
$62.80
75th Percentile Wage
$79.20
90th Percentile Wage
$86.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in St Louis, Missouri. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $86.57. The median hourly salary is $62.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.74.

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
2016130,6206.84%15.04%
2015121,6901.67%-
2014119,6603.03%-
2013116,0304.35%-
2012110,980--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in St Louis with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $130,620, St Louis is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Missouri, following the highest paying city Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (median annual salary of $166,990). Compared with Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in St Louis is 21.8 percent (21.8%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$166,990
St Louis
$130,620
Kansas City
$111,680
Springfield
$102,320
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$83,230
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$82,200

See also: Top paying jobs in St Louis, Missouri.