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Purchasing Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$148,150 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purchasing Director is $148,150 a year and $71 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Purchasing Director is between $102,487 and $184,477. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, Illinois, 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: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Purchasing Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Purchasing Manager
Apr 3
Mount Prospect, IL, USA
Lapmaster Wolters
Job Description: · Oversee and lead the purchasing department-Direct and coordinate activities of buyers. · Purchasing of finished goods, raw materials, and subcontracted machining services · Hold ...
Purchasing Agent
Jun 10
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Recruiting Resource Group
Purchasing Agent Job Duties: * Monitors our daily inventory reorder list (what has been triggered ... direct hire industry throughout the Midwest area, providing equal employment opportunity. Our ...
Inventory / Purchasing
Jun 8
Chicago, IL, USA
JG ID #19-1412 - Chicago, IL 60647 - Pam Wing, Lead Recruiter Inventory / Purchasing / Supply Chain ... Company Description Each year JobGiraffe helps thousands of job seekers to find direct hire, temp ...
Project Manager, Purchasing & Design
Jun 6
Chicago, IL, USA
Hotel Rehabs
Bachelor's degree * 3 years' direct hotel project management/purchasing/design experience. Hotel Rehabs, LLC is a boutique general contractor that specializes in transforming major branded hotels ...
Purchasing Representative (Japanese manufacture, automotive industry)
Jun 11
Bloomingdale, IL, USA
Actus Consulting Group
Japanese manufacturing company is seeking a Purchasing Representative. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Leads ... or as directed by management. - Ensures internal targets are met for quality and delivery. ...
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