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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Durham-Chapel Hill 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 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,420
25th Percentile Wage
$95,380
50th Percentile Wage
$122,620
75th Percentile Wage
$150,500
90th Percentile Wage
$179,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $179,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.29
25th Percentile Wage
$45.86
50th Percentile Wage
$58.95
75th Percentile Wage
$72.36
90th Percentile Wage
$86.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $86.36. The median hourly salary is $58.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.29.

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
2016122,6202.94%5.19%
2015119,0201.36%-
2014117,400-0.72%-
2013118,2501.69%-
2012116,250--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $122,620, Durham-Chapel Hill is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of North Carolina, following the highest paying city Wilmington (median annual salary of $123,320). Compared with Wilmington, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is .6 percent (.6%) lower.

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 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.