The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of purchasing managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$78,590|
|25th Percentile Wage||$103,810|
|50th Percentile Wage||$127,600|
|75th Percentile Wage||$156,810|
|90th Percentile Wage||$193,980|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $193,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $127,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $78,590.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $127,600 in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is .9 percent (.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 37.2 percent (37.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Olympia.
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