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Purchasing Managers in Mississippi

Considering a career as a Purchasing Manager in Mississippi?

7.7% Jobs Projection
$88,310 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Purchasing Managers Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 510 Purchasing Managers working in the state.

There were 520 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 Mississippi has fewer Purchasing Managers than average.


Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Purchasing Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 560 jobs for Mississippi 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 Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Purchasing Managers ranged from $53,990 to $155,160 with $88,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.96 to $74.6. The median hourly rate was $42.46.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.84 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $4.62.

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


Top Mississippi 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
Jackson, MS 130 $76,750
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 80 $116,040
Hattiesburg, MS 40 $111,230

Top States for Purchasing Managers Employment

View the list below to see 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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