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 data of purchasing managers in Tacoma is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Purchasing Managers in Tacoma, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,550
25th Percentile Wage
$73,960
50th Percentile Wage
$103,430
75th Percentile Wage
$124,110
90th Percentile Wage
$152,000

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 $152,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$103,430
19.09% 21.35%
2016
$83,690
6.58% -
2015
$78,180
-0.14% -
2014
$78,290
1.23% -
2013
$77,330
-5.20% -
2012
$81,350
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $103,430 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 19.6 percent (19.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 22.6 percent (22.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Olympia.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$128,710
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$128,390
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$127,600
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$110,400
Yakima
$108,510
Tacoma
$103,430
Spokane
$95,140
Olympia
$80,090



See also: Top paying jobs in Tacoma, Washington.