The average salary for a Purchasing Manager is $61,183 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Supply Chain, Contract Negotiation, and Leadership.
Purchasing Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,699 - $93,904
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MEDIAN: $61,182
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Purchasing Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.89 - $26.96
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$40,699 - $93,904  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,328  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $9,881  
Commission
$0.00 - $18,032  
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).
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$38,872 - $99,177  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,530
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.89 - $26.96  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $39.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,328  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,032  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $9,881  
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).
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$38,872 - $99,177  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,530
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Job Description for Purchasing Manager
Purchasing managers are involved in all aspects of the company’s business, from development to finding costs savings to corporate strategy to production. A successful purchasing manager must be able to review proposals for new projects in a timely manner, and they must maintain frequent interaction with marketing teams to discuss sales proposals and marketing strategies. They also must be skilled at finding cost savings.
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Purchasing Manager Tasks
  • Negotiate purchasing contracts and policies with respective suppliers.
  • Analyze and implement purchasing processes and delivery systems.
  • Manage and direct employees involved in the buying, selling or distributions aspects of a company.
Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Purchasing Manager Salaries

National Average
$61,000

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Gender
Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%
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