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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,530
25th Percentile Wage
$61,140
50th Percentile Wage
$81,620
75th Percentile Wage
$115,360
90th Percentile Wage
$146,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $47,530.

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
$81,620
4.94% 6.36%
2016
$77,590
3.81% -
2015
$74,630
-7.66% -
2014
$80,350
-0.17% -
2013
$80,490
5.04% -
2012
$76,430
- -

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Knoxville with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,620 in Knoxville is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Knoxville is 19.6 percent (19.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin and 29.2 percent (29.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnson City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$101,470
Memphis
$86,740
Cleveland
$86,530
Morristown
$85,720
Knoxville
$81,620
Chattanooga
$80,600
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$78,600
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$77,820
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$77,510
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$77,320
Clarksville
$71,920
Jackson
$71,050
Johnson City
$57,780



See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.