The average salary for an Experienced Purchasing Supervisor is $62,444.
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Job Description for Purchasing Supervisor
A purchasing supervisor reviews orders received in the company's computer system to begin the purchasing process. After reviewing the orders to determine what items must be sent out from their facility, the purchasing supervisor contacts the company's vendors to acquire the necessary materials necessary to fill those orders. The purchasing supervisor is in charge of maintaining the storage facility to ensure health and safety codes are upheld. They also perform stock inventories and update the c…Read more
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 $49,089 based on 6 salaries. An early career Purchasing Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,070 based on 151 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,391 based on 159 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,204.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Purchasing Supervisor in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 36.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (20.3% less).
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