How much does a Purchasing Director make in the United States? The average Purchasing Director salary in the United States is $165,525 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $146,440 and $186,818. 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.
Purchasing Director develops and directs objectives, policies, and processes regarding all purchasing function. Reviews vendor quality and maintains price controls and inventory flows to identify and implement efficient purchasing programs. Being a Purchasing Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Purchasing Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Purchasing Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2020
What does a Purchasing Director do?
Purchasing Director in Boulder, CO
The purchasing job description of clerks is mainly tactical and would be something like this.
November 27, 2019
Purchasing Director in Norfolk, VA
Many individuals, even some who work for these companies, are unaware of what the purchasing department does, why it exists or what purposes it serves.
February 14, 2020
Purchasing Director in Tulsa, OK
With potential opportunities across a variety of industries, pursuing a career as a director of purchasing can be professionally rewarding for qualified individuals.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Purchasing Director in the United States. The base salary for Purchasing Director ranges from $146,440 to $186,818 with the average base salary of $165,525. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $162,497 to $220,947 with the average total cash compensation of $186,842.