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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for purchasing managers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of purchasing managers amongst Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Purchasing Managers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,210
25th Percentile Wage
$63,380
50th Percentile Wage
$87,820
75th Percentile Wage
$121,900
90th Percentile Wage
$159,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,210.

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
$87,820
8.88% 16.68%
2016
$80,020
4.41% -
2015
$76,490
-0.17% -
2014
$76,620
-0.07% -
2013
$76,670
4.57% -
2012
$73,170
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Purchasing Managers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of purchasing managers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of purchasing managers in state of Tennessee ranges from $57,780 to $101,470. The highest paying area for purchasing managers in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $101,470. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $86,740). The lowest paying area is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $57,780.

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




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