Purchasing Supervisor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Purchasing Supervisor is $56,402 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Procurement, Contract Negotiation, and Negotiation.
Purchasing Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$37,652 - $79,937
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,402
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Purchasing Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$13.18 - $28.17
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,652 - $79,937  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,995  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $7,660  
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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$33,630 - $78,753  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 422
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $28.17  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $36.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,995  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $7,660  
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).
)
$33,630 - $78,753  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 422
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Job Description for Purchasing Supervisor

A purchasing supervisor reviews orders received in the company's computer system to begin the purchasing process. After reviewing the orders to determine what items must be sent out from their facility, the purchasing supervisor contacts the company's vendors to acquire the necessary materials necessary to fill those orders. The purchasing supervisor is in charge of maintaining the storage facility to ensure health and safety codes are upheld. They also perform stock inventories and update the company's inventory system as needed.
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Purchasing Supervisor Tasks
  • Approve purchases and track their progress to make sure orders are filled and delivered correctly.
  • Review purchase orders for accuracy and to make sure the best prices are obtained.
  • Oversee the ordering of materials, supplies, and equipment from vendors by buyers.
  • Evaluate, select, and establish relationships with vendors, and negotiate contracts for goods and services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Supervisor

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Purchasing Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$53,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Purchasing Supervisor Salaries

Procurement
up arrow 32%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 22%
National Average
$53,000
Inventory Management
up arrow 5%
Supply Chain
up arrow 5%
Purchasing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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