The average pay for a Director of Purchasing is C$95,927 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$64,985 - C$135,548
C$65K
C$92K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$92,097
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$152K
Salary C$64,985 - C$135,548
Bonus C$357 - C$34,255
Profit Sharing C$25,000
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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C$65,196 - C$152,251
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Director of Purchasing

The director of purchasing oversees purchasing operations for their company.

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Director of Purchasing Tasks

  • Maintain inventory levels, planning when to make purchases and how to distribute goods.
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff in charge of vendor transactions and inventory.
  • Handle paperwork for purchase orders and keep records of inventory and transactions.
  • Research vendors, determine which ones have the best services and prices, and negotiate contracts with vendors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Purchasing

Pay by Experience for a Director of Purchasing has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Purchasing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Purchasing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$108,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Director of Purchasing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$111,000 based on 14 salaries. A Director of Purchasing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$111,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$105,932

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Director of Purchasing

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Director of Purchasing Salaries

▲5%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
C$106,000

▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%