How much does a Head of Purchasing make in the United States? The average Head of Purchasing salary in the United States is $213,933 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $185,473 and $243,703. 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. 

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25% $185,473 10% $159,562 90% $270,807 75% $243,703 $213,933 50%(Median)
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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 2022 Salary.com)

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