Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Wausau, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Wausau, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of purchasing managers in Wausau 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 Wausau, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,070
25th Percentile Wage
$70,800
50th Percentile Wage
$83,840
75th Percentile Wage
$96,650
90th Percentile Wage
$105,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in Wausau, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.84
25th Percentile Wage
$34.04
50th Percentile Wage
$40.31
75th Percentile Wage
$46.47
90th Percentile Wage
$50.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for purchasing managers in Wausau, Wisconsin. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.66. The median hourly salary is $40.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.84.

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
201683,840-5.19%12.25%
201588,1903.29%-
201485,290-0.02%-
201385,31013.76%-
201273,570--

Table 3. Compare Purchasing Manager Salary in Wausau with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $83,840 in Wausau is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Wausau is 23.5 percent (23.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 4.1 percent (4.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eau Claire.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$109,530
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$98,460
Fond du Lac
$94,680
Appleton
$94,210
Lake County-Kenosha County
$92,990
Green Bay
$92,210
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$92,050
Duluth
$91,710
Racine
$91,690
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$91,010
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$88,540
Oshkosh-Neenah
$87,760
Janesville
$86,740
Madison
$85,270
Wausau
$83,840
Eau Claire
$80,390

See also: Top paying jobs in Wausau, Wisconsin.