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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,860
25th Percentile Wage
$112,810
50th Percentile Wage
$134,640
75th Percentile Wage
$164,610
90th Percentile Wage
$203,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $203,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $134,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $90,860.

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
$134,640
2.09% 10.85%
2016
$131,830
2.97% -
2015
$127,920
-0.45% -
2014
$128,490
1.56% -
2013
$126,490
5.11% -
2012
$120,030
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $134,640, Philadelphia is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Pennsylvania, following the highest paying city Newark-Union (median annual salary of $158,360). Compared with Newark-Union, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Philadelphia is 15.0 percent (15.0%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.