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Purchasing Director Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$155,678 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purchasing Director is $155,678 a year and $75 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Purchasing Director is between $107,695 and $193,851. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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 Seattle, Washington, 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 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Purchasing Director Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

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 ...
Jun 5
Seattle, WA, USA
Complete special assignments for the Purchasing department as directed by the Purchasing Manager * Track progress of parts to ensure time schedules and delivery to Vaupell * Implement improvement ...
Purchasing Manager
Jun 6
Shinn Mechanical, Inc
ResponsibilitiesExperience purchasing steel, steel processing, and various other raw materials Strong functional experience purchasing a wide range of commodities, stock purchases, purchase to work ...
Aerospace Purchasing Agent
May 22
Auburn, WA, USA
A & G Machine, Inc.
We are looking for an experienced Purchasing Agent who is familiar with aircraft parts and the aerospace industry. Purchasing Agent Job Responsibilities * Accurately write purchase orders * Update ...
Buyer II
Jun 15
Northern Lights
Issue purchase orders to suppliers, and notify the person originating request of ETA. Maintain files and records of purchase prices, deliveries, and inventories. Follow-up with suppliers concerning ...
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