Entry-Level Purchasing Manager Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Purchasing Manager is $52,639 per year.

$38,394 - $77,953
$38K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,577
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50%
90%

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$13.54 - $25.19
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.56
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$0$79K
Salary $38,394 - $77,953
Bonus $154.56 - $10,314
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,808
Commission $7,000
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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$34,123 - $79,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 919
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $13.54 - $25.19
Overtime $19.41 - $33.41
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $154.56 - $10,314
Commission $7,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,808
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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$34,123 - $79,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 266

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Purchasing Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,590

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

Purchasing Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Purchasing Manager in Charlotte:
"Details."
Pay attention to the small details.

Purchasing Manager in San Diego:
"Goal oriented, interpersonal skills,"
Be open to suggestion, listen to your employees, be lenient and understanding while giving constructive ideas.

Purchasing Manager in Elgin:
"Multi-tasker."
Must be able to multi-task at a high rate of speed, and be able to change gears at a moments notice.

Purchasing Manager in Orion:
"FREEFLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES."
Stay flexible. Needs/pressures will change by the minute, roll with it.

Purchasing Manager in Kansas City:
"Knowing more about the use of items purchasing."
Know the material being purchased.

Purchasing Manager in Albert Lea:
"Ever heard of MRP."
I went from a company that had an MRP system to a company that orders off of historical usage. Very frustrating taking a huge step back.

Purchasing Manager in Roseburg:
"Research skills are a must."
Must be able to react quickly, get along well with a wide variety of personalities, research skills are a must. Become familiar with price agreements, learn to negotiate to your firm's advantage.

Key Stats for Purchasing Manager

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Manager Salaries


Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲5%

Leadership
▲4%

Negotiation
▲3%

▲2%

Supply Chain
▲2%

Data Analysis
▲1%

Supplier Management
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Strategic Planning
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Forecasting
▼5%


Budget Management
▼7%

Vendor Management
▼8%

Inventory Control
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%
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