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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of purchasing managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre 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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,990
25th Percentile Wage
$92,660
50th Percentile Wage
$115,500
75th Percentile Wage
$131,770
90th Percentile Wage
$164,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.65
25th Percentile Wage
$44.55
50th Percentile Wage
$55.53
75th Percentile Wage
$63.35
90th Percentile Wage
$78.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $78.88. The median hourly salary is $55.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.65.

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
2016115,5002.96%14.16%
2015112,080-0.93%-
2014113,120-7.73%-
2013121,86018.64%-
201299,150--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $115,500 in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is 23.2 percent (23.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 25.8 percent (25.8%) 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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.