The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of purchasing managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$62,480|
|25th Percentile Wage||$74,100|
|50th Percentile Wage||$101,980|
|75th Percentile Wage||$131,410|
|90th Percentile Wage||$157,460|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,480.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $101,980 in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 18.1 percent (18.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Florence and 17.4 percent (17.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Columbia.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Augusta-Richmond County|| |
|Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill|| |
|Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville|| |
|Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |