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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in Columbia, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,720
25th Percentile Wage
$69,790
50th Percentile Wage
$84,230
75th Percentile Wage
$122,070
90th Percentile Wage
$153,250

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 $153,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $61,720.

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
$84,230
5.76% 12.35%
2016
$79,380
6.66% -
2015
$74,090
-0.09% -
2014
$74,160
4.71% -
2013
$70,670
-4.47% -
2012
$73,830
- -

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 $84,230, Columbia is the lowest paying city for purchasing managers in state of South Carolina, following city of Florence (median annual salary of $124,500). Compared with the highest paying city Florence, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Columbia is 32.3 percent (32.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Florence
$124,500
Augusta-Richmond County
$111,860
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$111,650
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$105,780
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$102,480
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$101,980
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$95,400
Spartanburg
$92,610
Columbia
$84,230



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbia, South Carolina.