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Purchasing Director Salary with Contract Negotiation skills

Over three-fourths of Purchasing Directors with Contract Negotiation skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $61K to $160K per year, but median earnings come to around $93K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Purchasing Directors with Contract Negotiation skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,912 - $143,266
MEDIAN: $93,341

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$61,912 - $143,266  
$715 - $30,505  
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $15,418  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$60,523 - $159,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Director with Contract Negotiation skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $64K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $80K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $109K on average. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $100K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Purchasing Director with Contract Negotiation skills Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 5%