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Purchasing Manager Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$124,090 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purchasing Manager is $124,090 a year and $60 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Purchasing Manager is between $86,726 and $154,138. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Purchasing Manager. 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

  • Manages and coordinates activities of buyers and support staff engaged in purchasing and distributing raw materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies in industrial plant, public utility, or other organization.
  • Establishes purchasing policies and procedures and directs purchasing programs accordingly.
  • Establishes procedures to accomplish procurement of a variety of materials in a cost-effective manner.
  • Prepares and assigns purchase orders and change notices to purchasing agents.
Purchasing Manager Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Purchasing Manager jobs: 8,457

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 Manager Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Purchasing Manager
May 20
Seattle, WA, USA
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: · Develops and recommends to senior management purchasing policies for the division · Manages the purchase of machinery, equipment ...
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 ...
Strategic Sourcing Manager - OEM Industrial Machinery and Systems
Jun 10
Seattle, WA, USA
Globe Machine
... and effective purchasing of materials. Your attention to detail ensures that contracts are ... You use your leadership skills to effectively manage a small team of buyers. You get great ...
Buyer/Product Manager - Lumber/Plywood
Jun 6
Tacoma, WA, USA
Casacade Capital
Accountable for buying and managing building materials products, at the most competitive price, for ... Determines method of procurement and obtains quotes, prepares purchase orders or bid requests
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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