Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Tacoma, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Tacoma, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of purchasing managers in Tacoma 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 Tacoma, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,490
25th Percentile Wage
$67,240
50th Percentile Wage
$83,690
75th Percentile Wage
$116,870
90th Percentile Wage
$144,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Tacoma, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.16
25th Percentile Wage
$32.33
50th Percentile Wage
$40.24
75th Percentile Wage
$56.19
90th Percentile Wage
$69.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Tacoma, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.45. The median hourly salary is $40.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.16.

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
201683,6906.58%2.80%
201578,180-0.14%-
201478,2901.23%-
201377,330-5.20%-
201281,350--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $83,690 in Tacoma is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Tacoma is 37.3 percent (37.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Kennewick-Pasco-Richland and 4.3 percent (4.3%) 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 Tacoma, Washington.