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Purchasing Managers in Arkansas

Considering a career as a Purchasing Manager in Arkansas?

14.8% Jobs Projection
$93,240 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Purchasing Managers Work in Arkansas?

In Arkansas, there were 570 people working as Purchasing Managers in the year 2018.

There were 530 Purchasing Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Purchasing Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Purchasing Managers job openings in Arkansas, and 620 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Purchasing Managers Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Purchasing Managers ranged from $50,970 to $198,450 with $93,240 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.5 to $95.41. The median hourly rate was $44.83.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $44.75 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.08.

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


Top Arkansas 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
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 360 $86,390
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 220 $146,090
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 200 $63,440
Fort Smith, AR-OK 50 $80,210

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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