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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Asheville, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Asheville, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of purchasing managers in Asheville 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 Asheville, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,770
25th Percentile Wage
$79,040
50th Percentile Wage
$92,740
75th Percentile Wage
$112,550
90th Percentile Wage
$133,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Asheville, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $67,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.58
25th Percentile Wage
$38.00
50th Percentile Wage
$44.59
75th Percentile Wage
$54.11
90th Percentile Wage
$63.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Asheville, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.97. The median hourly salary is $44.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.58.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201692,740-7.90%17.25%
2015100,07019.51%-
201380,5504.73%-
201276,740--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Asheville with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $92,740 in Asheville is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Asheville is 24.8 percent (24.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Wilmington and 3.6 percent (3.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$123,320
Durham-Chapel Hill
$122,620
Raleigh-Cary
$116,640
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$110,630
Greenville
$109,990
Winston-Salem
$108,150
Fayetteville
$106,330
Greensboro-High Point
$99,060
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$97,830
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$95,320
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$94,200
Asheville
$92,740
Rocky Mount
$92,540
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$89,390

See also: Top paying jobs in Asheville, North Carolina.