Purchasing Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Purchasing Manager is $61,723 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Supply Chain, Contract Negotiation, Project Management, Leadership, and Supplier Management.
Purchasing Manager Total Pay (?
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$41,242 - $94,105
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,722
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Purchasing Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.79 - $26.61
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,242 - $94,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,359  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,838  
Commission
$-0.49 - $42,396  
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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$39,456 - $98,703  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,481
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.79 - $26.61  
   
Overtime
$16.86 - $38.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,359  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $42,396  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,838  
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).
)
$39,456 - $98,703  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,481
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Manager

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Purchasing Manager Salaries

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$62,000

Skills That Affect Purchasing Manager Salaries

Negotiation
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Budget Management
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$62,000
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Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 14%
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