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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Columbus, Ohio

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Columbus, Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of purchasing managers in Columbus 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 Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,860
25th Percentile Wage
$93,570
50th Percentile Wage
$118,170
75th Percentile Wage
$151,780
90th Percentile Wage
$205,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Columbus, Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $205,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.95
25th Percentile Wage
$44.99
50th Percentile Wage
$56.81
75th Percentile Wage
$72.97
90th Percentile Wage
$98.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Columbus, Ohio. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $98.88. The median hourly salary is $56.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.95.

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
2016118,1703.29%15.74%
2015114,2806.46%-
2014106,9000.08%-
2013106,8106.78%-
201299,570--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Columbus with Other Ohio Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $118,170, Columbus is the highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Ohio, followed by Cincinnati-Middletown (median annual salary $116,400). In comparison, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Columbus is 1.5 percent (1.5%) higher than that in Cincinnati-Middletown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$118,170
Cincinnati-Middletown
$116,400
Dayton
$111,820
Akron
$110,250
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$107,330
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$103,300
Canton-Massillon
$95,220
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$92,530
Toledo
$91,610
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$87,380

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.