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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Columbia, South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,680
25th Percentile Wage
$66,590
50th Percentile Wage
$79,380
75th Percentile Wage
$111,260
90th Percentile Wage
$133,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.77
25th Percentile Wage
$32.02
50th Percentile Wage
$38.17
75th Percentile Wage
$53.49
90th Percentile Wage
$64.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Columbia, South Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.11. The median hourly salary is $38.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.77.

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
201679,3806.66%6.99%
201574,090-0.09%-
201474,1604.71%-
201370,670-4.47%-
201273,830--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Columbia with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $79,380, Columbia is the lowest paying city for purchasing managers in state of South Carolina, following city of Florence (median annual salary of $132,470). Compared with the highest paying city Florence, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Columbia is 40.1 percent (40.1%) lower.

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 Columbia, South Carolina.