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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 statistics of purchasing managers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington 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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,940
25th Percentile Wage
$101,840
50th Percentile Wage
$126,680
75th Percentile Wage
$155,780
90th Percentile Wage
$190,170

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 $190,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $126,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $81,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.39
25th Percentile Wage
$48.96
50th Percentile Wage
$60.90
75th Percentile Wage
$74.89
90th Percentile Wage
$91.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $91.43. The median hourly salary is $60.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.39.

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
2016126,6803.66%5.41%
2015122,0400.02%-
2014122,010-1.28%-
2013123,5703.03%-
2012119,830--

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 $126,680 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 15.8 percent (15.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 32.4 percent (32.4%) 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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania.