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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 data of purchasing managers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton 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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,610
25th Percentile Wage
$92,330
50th Percentile Wage
$110,290
75th Percentile Wage
$143,370
90th Percentile Wage
$183,330

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 $183,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $110,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$110,290
3.47% -2.67%
2016
$106,460
4.31% -
2015
$101,870
-15.46% -
2014
$117,620
1.33% -
2013
$116,050
2.43% -
2012
$113,230
- -

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 $110,290 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 30.4 percent (30.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 19.6 percent (19.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$158,360
Philadelphia
$134,640
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$131,970
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$122,350
Pittsburgh
$121,390
Reading
$117,950
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$117,100
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$110,290
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$108,460
York-Hanover
$108,060
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$107,700
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$106,680
Lancaster
$94,500
Erie
$93,460
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$89,580
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$88,620



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