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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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 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|
|Augusta-Richmond County|| |
|Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill|| |
|Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville|| |
|Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |