Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Memphis, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,440
25th Percentile Wage
$60,710
50th Percentile Wage
$86,670
75th Percentile Wage
$117,100
90th Percentile Wage
$154,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Memphis, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $154,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.36
25th Percentile Wage
$29.19
50th Percentile Wage
$41.67
75th Percentile Wage
$56.30
90th Percentile Wage
$74.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Memphis, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.09. The median hourly salary is $41.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.36.

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
201686,6705.73%3.53%
201581,700-0.78%-
201482,3400.55%-
201381,890-2.10%-
201283,610--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $86,670, Memphis is the highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Tennessee, followed by Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (median annual salary $86,620). In comparison, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Memphis is .1 percent (.1%) higher than that in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$86,670
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$86,620
Morristown
$85,720
Knoxville
$77,590
Chattanooga
$77,570
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$75,570
Clarksville
$73,980
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$73,910
Jackson
$71,050
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$62,860
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$62,420
Johnson City
$58,960

See also: Top paying jobs in Memphis, Tennessee.