The average salary for a Purchasing Manager in Canada is C$66,043.
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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. Purchasing managers handle contract negotiation, maintain level of rapp…Read more
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 Purchasing Manager
Skills in Vendor Management, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation and Procurement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Manager
An entry-level Purchasing Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,011 based on 11 salaries. An early career Purchasing Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,419 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,187 based on 176 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,509 based on 255 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$74,615.
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Employees with Purchasing Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 10.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (10.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (8.9% less), Montréal, Québec (1.6% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (0.8% less).
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