Average Early-Career Purchasing Supervisor Salary

$51,536
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,952
Bonus
$850
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Purchasing Supervisor is $51,536.
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$39k
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$69k
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MEDIAN $51,536
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United States (change)
Salary
$39k - $69k
Bonus
$486 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $850
Total Pay
$36k - $68k

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

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 6 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,127 based on 166 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,968 based on 211 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,574.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 485 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Mid Career
34.2%
Experienced
43.5%
Late Career
21.0%

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