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Purchasing Managers in Connecticut

Want to work in Connecticut as a Purchasing Manager? Read this first!

10.1% Jobs Projection
$114,730 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Purchasing Managers Work in Connecticut?

In Connecticut, there were 1,680 people working as Purchasing Managers in the year 2018.

There were 1,400 Purchasing Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Purchasing Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 130 annual job openings, and a total of 1,520 jobs for Connecticut 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Purchasing Managers ranged from $74,680 to $189,160 with $114,730 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $35.9 to $90.94. The median hourly rate was $55.16.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $57.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.09.

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


Top Connecticut 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
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 710 $110,680
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 500 $136,770
Springfield, MA-CT 220 $97,860
Worcester, MA-CT 200 $90,620
New Haven, CT 180 $95,210
Danbury, CT 70 $116,000
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 50 $108,030
Waterbury, CT 40 $82,740

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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