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Purchasing Managers in Rhode Island

Is Rhode Island a good place for you to work as a Purchasing Manager?

5.0% Jobs Projection
$125,880 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

How Many Purchasing Managers Work in Rhode Island?

190 people worked as Purchasing Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 190 Purchasing Managers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


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


Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Purchasing Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 210 jobs for Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Purchasing Managers ranged from $91,710 to $188,450 with $125,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $44.09 to $90.6. The median hourly rate was $60.52.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $59.59 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.93.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 230 $125,620
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 50 $108,030

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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