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This estimated salary is an approximation based on compensation data points gathered from similar job postings or existing salaries for the same or similar job title within the same market. Average salary insights are based on aggregate data and are not specific to any individual job posting.

Purchasing Manager

National Average
$54,000
VA Average
$54,000

Recent Jobs Posted

Purchasing Manager
Richmond American Homes | Reston, VA 6 days ago

National Purchasing Manager
Service Partners | Richmond, VA 3 weeks ago

Buyer/Purchasing Manager
FLYING FOOD GROUP, LLC | Sterling, VA 2 weeks ago

Purchasing/Procurement Assistant
Orbital ATK | Dulles, VA 4 weeks ago

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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing managers are responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing buyer activities. They make sure all products purchased meet their organization's needs.

A day in the life of a purchasing manager might include:

  • Controlling inventory, budgets and submitting purchase orders and requisitions
  • Supervising staff members within the purchasing department
  • Negotiating contracts, resolving claims and/or complaints with vendors
  • Preparing reports involving bids, costs and market conditions to executives.

Average Salaries for

This estimated salary is an approximation based on compensation data points gathered from similar job postings or existing salaries for the same or similar job title within the same market. Average salary insights are based on aggregate data and are not specific to any individual job posting.

Purchasing Manager

National Average
$54,000
VA Average
$54,000

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Recent Jobs Posted

Purchasing Manager
Richmond American Homes | Reston, VA 6 days ago

National Purchasing Manager
Service Partners | Richmond, VA 3 weeks ago

Buyer/Purchasing Manager
FLYING FOOD GROUP, LLC | Sterling, VA 2 weeks ago

Purchasing/Procurement Assistant
Orbital ATK | Dulles, VA 4 weeks ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Purchasing Manager
Houston, TX
$60,000
Los Angeles, CA
$58,000
Dallas, TX
$55,000
New York, NY
$55,000
Chicago, IL
$54,000
Phoenix, AZ
$53,000
Charlotte, NC
$50,000
Miami, FL
$50,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A day in the life of a purchasing manager might include:

  • Controlling inventory, budgets and submitting purchase orders and requisitions
  • Supervising staff members within the purchasing department
  • Negotiating contracts, resolving claims and/or complaints with vendors
  • Preparing reports involving bids, costs and market conditions to executives.

Insider Tips

Purchasing managers earn an average of $54,000 per year. This position typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration, logistics, or supply chain management.