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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,300
25th Percentile Wage
$74,790
50th Percentile Wage
$97,830
75th Percentile Wage
$145,640
90th Percentile Wage
$161,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $67,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.36
25th Percentile Wage
$35.96
50th Percentile Wage
$47.03
75th Percentile Wage
$70.02
90th Percentile Wage
$77.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $77.64. The median hourly salary is $47.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.36.

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
201697,830-3.62%14.32%
2015101,3704.83%-
201496,4702.42%-
201394,14010.96%-
201283,820--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $97,830 in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is 20.7 percent (20.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Wilmington and 8.6 percent (8.6%) 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 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina.