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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,700
25th Percentile Wage
$71,440
50th Percentile Wage
$97,640
75th Percentile Wage
$127,790
90th Percentile Wage
$153,800

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 $153,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.74
25th Percentile Wage
$34.35
50th Percentile Wage
$46.94
75th Percentile Wage
$61.44
90th Percentile Wage
$73.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.94. The median hourly salary is $46.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.74.

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
201697,6406.70%8.03%
201591,1000.22%-
201490,9007.76%-
201383,850-7.10%-
201289,800--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $97,640 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 26.3 percent (26.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Florence and 18.7 percent (18.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Columbia.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Florence
$132,470
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$109,680
Augusta-Richmond County
$105,680
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$98,670
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$97,640
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$95,400
Spartanburg
$81,670
Columbia
$79,380

See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina.