Average Purchasing Supervisor with People Management Skills Salary

$59,817
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,962
Bonus
$2,720
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Purchasing Supervisor with People Management skills is $59,817.
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$41k
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MEDIAN $59,817
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Salary
$41k - $89k
Bonus
$250 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$210 - $9k
Total Pay
$39k - $89k

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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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Career Paths

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Purchasing Supervisor
Purchasing Manager
Senior Buyer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Supervisor

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

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Supervisor

An early career Purchasing Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,754 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,172 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,713 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,935.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Purchasing Supervisor in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 50.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.5% more) and Miami, Florida (8.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 249 survey responses.
Early Career
20.9%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
39.4%
Late Career
12.9%

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