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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Purchasing Managers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,660
25th Percentile Wage
$59,690
50th Percentile Wage
$80,020
75th Percentile Wage
$107,540
90th Percentile Wage
$141,130

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 $141,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.47
25th Percentile Wage
$28.70
50th Percentile Wage
$38.47
75th Percentile Wage
$51.70
90th Percentile Wage
$67.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.84. The median hourly salary is $38.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.47.

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
201680,0204.41%8.56%
201576,490-0.17%-
201476,620-0.07%-
201376,6704.57%-
201273,170--

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 $58,960 to $86,670. The highest paying area for purchasing managers in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $86,670. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $86,620). The lowest paying area is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $58,960.

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


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