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Purchasing Managers in Montana

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16.7% Jobs Projection
$102,050 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Purchasing Managers Work in Montana?

In 2018, there were 60 Purchasing Managers working in the state.

There were 50 Purchasing Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Montana

Jobs for Purchasing Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Montana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 70 jobs for Montana 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 Montana?

In 2018 wages for Purchasing Managers ranged from $59,780 to $137,170 with $102,050 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.74 to $65.95. The median hourly rate was $49.06.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $45.73 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.33.

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


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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