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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of purchasing managers in Philadelphia-Camden-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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,410
25th Percentile Wage
$107,850
50th Percentile Wage
$131,970
75th Percentile Wage
$161,890
90th Percentile Wage
$198,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $198,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $131,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $86,410.

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
$131,970
4.01% 9.20%
2016
$126,680
3.66% -
2015
$122,040
0.02% -
2014
$122,010
-1.28% -
2013
$123,570
3.03% -
2012
$119,830
- -

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $131,970 in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 16.7 percent (16.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 32.8 percent (32.8%) 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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