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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of purchasing managers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton 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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$75,640
25th Percentile Wage
$90,140
50th Percentile Wage
$106,460
75th Percentile Wage
$141,630
90th Percentile Wage
$185,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $185,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $75,640.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.36
25th Percentile Wage
$43.34
50th Percentile Wage
$51.18
75th Percentile Wage
$68.09
90th Percentile Wage
$88.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $88.98. The median hourly salary is $51.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.36.

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
2016106,4604.31%-6.36%
2015101,870-15.46%-
2014117,6201.33%-
2013116,0502.43%-
2012113,230--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $106,460 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 29.2 percent (29.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 19.5 percent (19.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$150,460
Philadelphia
$131,830
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$126,680
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$117,520
Pittsburgh
$115,590
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$115,500
York-Hanover
$113,270
Reading
$112,550
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$108,460
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$106,460
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$105,130
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$99,650
Lancaster
$98,060
Erie
$93,460
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$85,690

See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.