How much does a Purchasing Director make in the United States? The average Purchasing Director salary in the United States is $160,895 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $142,350 and $181,585. 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
What does a Purchasing Director do?
Purchasing Director in Atlanta, GA
Lead a team of 30+ purchasing professionals, divided between Category Management and Operations Support purchasing functions.
September 21, 2020
Demonstrated influence as a cost reduction leader to all other areas of the company.
October 28, 2020
Collaborate with the global purchasing team to build the necessary processes and solutions to support these functions.
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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 $142,350 to $181,585 with the average base salary of $160,895. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $157,972 to $214,792 with the average total cash compensation of $181,634.