How much does a Purchasing Manager make in Wilmington, DE? The average Purchasing Manager salary in Wilmington, DE is $129,489 as of December 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $114,933 and $146,732. 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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Job Description for Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager manages all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Being a Purchasing Manager evaluates and analyzes purchasing trend and price trend to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Purchasing Manager typically reports to a senior manager. The Purchasing Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Purchasing Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dycom Industries, Inc. provides specialty contracting services in the United States. The company offers various specialty contracting services, including program management, engineering, construction, maintenance, and installation services, such as placement and splicing of fiber, copper, and coaxial cables to telecomm... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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About Wilmington, Delaware    According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.0 square miles (44 km2). Of that, 10.9 square miles (28 km2) is land and....More

Wilmington, Delaware  area prices were up 1.0% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Wilmington, Delaware

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Skills associated with Purchasing Manager: Forecasting, Vendor Relationships

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