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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$79,050
25th Percentile Wage
$93,390
50th Percentile Wage
$116,640
75th Percentile Wage
$148,730
90th Percentile Wage
$184,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $184,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $79,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38.00
25th Percentile Wage
$44.90
50th Percentile Wage
$56.08
75th Percentile Wage
$71.50
90th Percentile Wage
$88.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $88.72. The median hourly salary is $56.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38.00.

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
2016116,6403.59%12.96%
2015112,4503.21%-
2014108,8406.49%-
2013101,7800.26%-
2012101,520--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Raleigh-Cary with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $116,640 in Raleigh-Cary is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Raleigh-Cary is 5.4 percent (5.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Wilmington and 23.4 percent (23.4%) 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 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina.