How much does a Purchasing Supervisor make in the United States? The average Purchasing Supervisor salary in the United States is $92,496 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $81,241 and $105,828. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Purchasing Supervisor

Purchasing Supervisor supervises the daily activities of the purchasing function. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for more complex purchase order. Being a Purchasing Supervisor evaluates and analyzes purchasing trend and price trend to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Purchasing Supervisor typically reports to a manager. The Purchasing Supervisor supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. To be a Purchasing Supervisor typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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Skills associated with Purchasing Supervisor: Purchasing Management, Forecasting, Vendor Relationships

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