Average Base Pay
60.91% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Purchasing Managers role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $78,160. A Purchasing Managers candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $99,310. A person in a mid-career Purchasing Managers role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $126,700 a year. Purchasing Managers with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $155,870. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Purchasing Managers role’s annual salary averages $194,090 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Purchasing Managers position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $126,700 higher than the national average for Purchasing Managers positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Purchasing Managers roles that can advance both internally and with another company.