Purchasing Director Salary with Contract Negotiation skills

With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Purchasing Directors with Contract Negotiation skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $55K to $153K per year and averages out to $93K per year. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Purchasing Directors with Contract Negotiation skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Purchasing Directors with Contract Negotiation skills. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,715 - $136,923
MEDIAN: $93,486

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$55,715 - $136,923  
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$55,302 - $153,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $60K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $83K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $109K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $100K on average.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


24 %
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%