The average salary for an Entry-Level Purchasing Supervisor is $49,411.
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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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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.
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