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Purchasing Director Salary

$141,878 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purchasing Director is $141,878 a year and $68 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Purchasing Director is between $98,148 and $176,666. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Purchasing Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs, plans, and develops the activities of the acquisition of goods and services, and oversees those who buy, inspect, and grade or appraise agricultural commodities, durable goods, apparel, furniture, livestock, or other merchandise or service offered for sale to determine value and yield.
  • Develops and implements purchasing policies, procedures, and guidelines and establishes buying limits.
Purchasing Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Purchasing Director jobs: 5,493

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Purchasing Director Job Listings for United States

Director of Procurement Services
May 23
Morristown, NJ, USA
Excelon Associates
The Director of Procurement (DOP) oversees the activities of the purchasing and accounts payable departments. The DOP is responsible for developing, administering and communicating policies and ...
Director of Procurement/Purchasing Director
Apr 25
Escondido, CA, USA
Director of Procurement/Purchasing Director We are in need of a Global Procurement Manager/Director to lead the sourcing activities in our Multi-site manufacturing organization. Top Reasons to Work ...
Director of Procurement
May 1
Shelton, CT, USA
Budderfly LLC
Director of Procurement Budderfly is a business class energy expense optimization tool for ... Works with Operations Department to Ensure Timely and Accurate Purchasing, Delivery and Tracking of ...
Director of Purchasing
Apr 8
Riverside, CA, USA
Partners Personnel
Fast growing and innovative cosmetic and personal health manufacturing company is Riverside is looking for a Director of Purchasing to join our team! Job Description: § Managing and mentoring a ...
Purchasing Manager
May 20
Seattle, WA, USA
... purchase of machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, services and supplies necessary for ... results of direct reports · Assists in design & implementation of tracking tools for process ...
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