The average salary for an Early-Career Strategic Sourcing Manager is $82,043.
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Job Description for Strategic Sourcing Manager
Strategic sourcing managers are responsible for directing and analyzing how a business spends money. Their ultimate goal is to make sure the business is cost effective so it maintains higher profit margins and a competitive advantage. The research that strategic sourcing managers conduct drives the purchasing decisions for the business. They are expected to rigorously locate and analyze new opportunities and developments for the business. When plans are adopted, these managers also may have to l…Read more
Strategic Sourcing Manager Tasks
- Manage procurement and sourcing policies and activities, including overseeing specific contracts.
- Conduct market research, create estimates and forecasts, and identify cost reduction strategies.
- Hire, train, and manage sourcing team.
- Negotiate with suppliers and vendors for contracts for timely supplies at fair prices and in compliance with regulations.
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Popular Skills for Strategic Sourcing Manager
Skills in Contract Negotiation, Procurement and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Supplier Management and Sourcing.
Pay by Experience Level for Strategic Sourcing Manager
An entry-level Strategic Sourcing Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,087 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Strategic Sourcing Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,566 based on 396 salaries. An experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,775 based on 395 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,266.
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Employees with Strategic Sourcing Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.1% more) and Dallas, Texas (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (22.0% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (8.5% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.4% less).
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