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Purchasing Managers in Alaska

Considering a career as a Purchasing Manager in Alaska?

5.6% Jobs Projection
$112,420 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Purchasing Managers in Alaska are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Purchasing Managers in Alaska is growing faster than average.

  • Purchasing Managers in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Purchasing Managers Work in Alaska?

In 2018, there were 130 Purchasing Managers working in the state.

There were 140 Purchasing Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 800 Purchasing Managers working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Purchasing Managers than average.


Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Purchasing Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 190 jobs for Alaska Purchasing Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,300 annual jobs and 77,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Purchasing Managers Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Purchasing Managers ranged from $64,280 to $144,920 with $112,420 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.9 to $69.67. The median hourly rate was $54.05.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $53.78 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.27.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Alaska Metros for Purchasing Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Purchasing Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 50 $110,650

Top States for Purchasing Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Purchasing Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,870 $134,110
Texas 5,390 $123,470
Illinois 4,400 $106,850
New York 4,020 $133,640
Florida 2,960 $106,160
Virginia 2,830 $133,430
Massachusetts 2,810 $121,980
Ohio 2,290 $116,820
North Carolina 2,260 $109,710
Pennsylvania 2,200 $120,290
Minnesota 2,140 $111,920
Michigan 2,130 $112,010
New Jersey 1,870 $150,840
Washington 1,800 $130,890
Georgia 1,780 $115,340
Maryland 1,700 $135,730
Connecticut 1,680 $114,730
Tennessee 1,600 $94,600
District of Columbia 1,490 $137,510
Arizona 1,390 $100,760

Below are the states where Purchasing Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $150,840
District of Columbia $137,510
Maryland $135,730
Colorado $134,820
California $134,110
New York $133,640
Virginia $133,430
Washington $130,890
Rhode Island $125,880
Missouri $123,840

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