Average Entry-Level Purchasing Supervisor Salary

$49,411
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$3,250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Purchasing Supervisor is $49,411.
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$36k
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$49k
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MEDIAN $49,411
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Salary
$36k - $70k
Bonus
$203 - $12k
Total Pay
$29k - $70k

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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.

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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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 $51,536 based on 154 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 633 survey responses.
Early Career
24.3%
Mid Career
26.2%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
16.1%

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