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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Wilmington, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Wilmington, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Wilmington is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in Wilmington, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Wilmington, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $186,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $133,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $101,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
7.54% 27.51%
35.05% -
-20.71% -
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $133,380, Wilmington is the highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of North Carolina, followed by Durham-Chapel Hill (median annual salary $125,600). In comparison, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Wilmington is 5.8 percent (5.8%) higher than that in Durham-Chapel Hill.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
Greensboro-High Point
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
Rocky Mount
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

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