The average salary for an Inventory / Purchasing Manager in Australia is AU$69,114.
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Job Description for Inventory / Purchasing Manager
An inventory or purchasing manager is a supervisor that is responsible for managing the inventory for their organization. They are responsible for buying supplies, materials, and parts for the job they are tasked to complete. The purchasing they oversee may be routine, it may change frequently, or it may involve a mix of both. Depending on the employer, the inventory or purchasing manager may work with a team (in which they ensure that the inventory and purchasing needs of the company are met) o…Read more
Inventory / Purchasing Manager Tasks
- Manage and direct employees involved in the buying, selling or distributions aspects of a company.
- Analyze and implement purchasing processes and delivery systems.
- Negotiate purchasing contracts and policies with respective suppliers.
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Popular Skills for Inventory / Purchasing Manager
Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Control, Order Inventory, Purchasing and Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Inventory / Purchasing Manager
An early career Inventory / Purchasing Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,419 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Inventory / Purchasing Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,003 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Inventory / Purchasing Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,150 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$71,386.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Inventory / Purchasing Manager in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (7.8% more) and Perth, Western Australia (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (11.5% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (3.9% less).
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