Average Purchasing Supervisor Salary

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The average salary for a Purchasing Supervisor is $59,047.
MEDIAN $59,047
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$41k - $85k
$487 - $8k
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$216 - $8k
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$39k - $85k

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Job Description for Purchasing Supervisor

Purchasing Supervisor Tasks
  • Oversee the ordering of materials, supplies, and equipment from vendors by buyers.
  • Evaluate, select, and establish relationships with vendors, and negotiate contracts for goods and services.
  • Approve purchases and track their progress to make sure orders are filled and delivered correctly.
  • Review purchase orders for accuracy and to make sure the best prices are obtained.

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Supervisor

Skills in People Management, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation and Purchasing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Supervisor

An entry-level Purchasing Supervisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,411 based on 36 salaries. An early career Purchasing Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,536 based on 192 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,127 based on 221 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,968 based on 223 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,574.
Employees with Purchasing Supervisor in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 5.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (5.4% more) and Fort Worth, Texas (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (13.6% less), Los Angeles, California (9.7% less) and Orlando, Florida (5.4% less).

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