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Average Early-Career Purchasing Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for an Early-Career Purchasing Manager in Canada is C$56,587.
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C$37k - C$81k
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What Do Purchasing Managers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Purchasing Managers?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Managers?

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$49,625 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,291 based on 159 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,705 based on 217 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$72,589.
Employees with Purchasing Manager in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 7.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (7.5% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (25.3% less), Windsor, Ontario (4.6% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (2.8% less).

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