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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,900
25th Percentile Wage
$92,340
50th Percentile Wage
$115,590
75th Percentile Wage
$138,950
90th Percentile Wage
$176,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.11
25th Percentile Wage
$44.40
50th Percentile Wage
$55.57
75th Percentile Wage
$66.81
90th Percentile Wage
$84.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.80. The median hourly salary is $55.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.11.

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
2016115,5900.43%6.77%
2015115,0904.82%-
2014109,540-1.01%-
2013110,6502.60%-
2012107,770--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $115,590 in Pittsburgh is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Pittsburgh is 23.2 percent (23.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 25.9 percent (25.9%) 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.