How much does a Head of Purchasing make in the United States? The average Head of Purchasing salary in the United States is $234,413 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $203,663 and $266,033. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Head of Purchasing Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Head of Purchasing Salary $175,667 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Head of Purchasing Salary $203,663 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Head of Purchasing Salary $234,413 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Head of Purchasing Salary $266,033 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Head of Purchasing Salary $294,821 US June 27, 2024
25% $203,663 10% $175,667 90% $294,821 75% $266,033 $234,413 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Head of Purchasing is responsible for planning and directing materials and supply to reduce costs and improve quality. Oversees all aspects of an organization's goods and services purchasing function. Being a Head of Purchasing typically reports to top management. Requires a bachelor's degree. The Head of Purchasing manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Head of Purchasing typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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