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Purchasing Supervisor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$92,509 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purchasing Supervisor is $92,509 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Purchasing Supervisor is between $65,219 and $114,722. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Purchasing Supervisor. 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

  • Supervises buyers and purchasing staff involved in the external procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment, supplies, and services for an organization at minimal cost, consistent with delivery requirements and quality specifications.
  • Oversees the selection and ordering of materials, supplies, and services from vendors; showings by manufacturing representatives, growers, or other sellers; or purchases on open market for cash, basing selection on nature of clientele or demand for specific commodity, merchandise, or other property, utilizing knowledge of various articles of commerce and experience as Buyer.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with user departments to maintain optimum inventory and buy levels.
  • Develops, with upper management, and recommends changes to purchasing procedures and policies.
Purchasing Supervisor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Job family population: 294,050

Estimated population of Purchasing Supervisor jobs: 19,766

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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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 Supervisor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Purhcasing Supervisor
Jun 14
Levy Restaurants at Northwestern University Athletics
The Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for facilitating food and beverage purchases, adhering to vendor compliance, monthly budgets, with an acute focus on quality and price. Daily office ...
Entry level Purchasing Associate
Jun 21
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
CRS Group
Seek assistance from Senior Specialist and Supervisor to resolve more complex issues to determine ... At least 2 years of purchasing or Sales experience * Should be able to quickly adapt to change
Apr 24
Mundelein, IL, USA
Analyze purchasing processes to ensure the most efficient and cost effective results * Data system analysis and monthly inventory reporting Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no ...
Purchasing Buyer
Jun 19
Gary, IN, USA
Industrial Steel Construction, Inc.
Responsibilities will include: · Purchase on a competitive basis all MRO requirements for a structural steel manufacturer. · Maintain blanket order integrity. · Expediting & auditing orders from ...
Retail Purchasing Manager
Mar 28
Chicago, IL, USA
Cresco Labs
The Retail Purchasing Manager will be responsible for managing day-to-day purchasing activities by performing cost analysis, benchmarking, SKU and vendor management, monitoring and forecasting levels ...
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