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

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 information of purchasing managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 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-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,690
25th Percentile Wage
$103,880
50th Percentile Wage
$129,670
75th Percentile Wage
$159,270
90th Percentile Wage
$197,800

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 $197,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $129,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.86
25th Percentile Wage
$49.94
50th Percentile Wage
$62.34
75th Percentile Wage
$76.56
90th Percentile Wage
$95.10

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $95.10. The median hourly salary is $62.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.86.

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
2016129,6704.69%14.09%
2015123,5900.34%-
2014123,1704.88%-
2013117,1604.92%-
2012111,400--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $129,670 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 2.8 percent (2.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Kennewick-Pasco-Richland and 38.2 percent (38.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Olympia.

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-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.