Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Reading, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,030
25th Percentile Wage
$90,680
50th Percentile Wage
$117,950
75th Percentile Wage
$154,160
90th Percentile Wage
$201,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Reading, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $201,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,030.

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
$117,950
4.58% 4.74%
2016
$112,550
3.40% -
2015
$108,720
2.09% -
2014
$106,450
0.18% -
2013
$106,260
-5.74% -
2012
$112,360
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $117,950 in Reading is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Reading is 25.5 percent (25.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 24.9 percent (24.9%) 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



See also: Top paying jobs in Reading, Pennsylvania.