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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of purchasing managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$78,980
25th Percentile Wage
$106,680
50th Percentile Wage
$131,050
75th Percentile Wage
$160,300
90th Percentile Wage
$199,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $199,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $131,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $78,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.97
25th Percentile Wage
$51.29
50th Percentile Wage
$63.01
75th Percentile Wage
$77.06
90th Percentile Wage
$95.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $95.73. The median hourly salary is $63.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.97.

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
2016131,0504.24%13.51%
2015125,5000.36%-
2014125,0504.48%-
2013119,4505.12%-
2012113,340--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $131,050, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the second highest paying city for purchasing managers in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Kennewick-Pasco-Richland (median annual salary of $133,470). Compared with Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, the median annual salary of purchasing managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is 1.8 percent (1.8%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$133,470
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$131,050
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$129,670
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$96,430
Spokane
$91,000
Tacoma
$83,690
Olympia
$80,090

See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.