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Purchasing Consultant Salary

How much does a Purchasing Consultant make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Purchasing Consultant

$86,612 (USD)/yr

$42 (USD)/hr

$3,646 (USD)/yr

$85,482 (USD)/yr

$41 (USD)/hr

$3,646 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Supervises buyers and purchasing staff involved in the external procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment, supplies, and services for an organization at minimal cost, consistent with delivery requirements and quality specifications. Oversees the selection and ordering of materials, supplies, and services from vendors; showings by manufacturing representatives, growers, or other sellers; or purchases on open market for cash, basing selection on nature of clientele or demand for specific commodity, merchandise, or other property, utilizing knowledge of various articles of commerce and experience as Buyer. Coordinates purchasing activities with user departments to maintain optimum inventory and buy levels. Develops, with upper management, and recommends changes to purchasing procedures and policies.
The average purchasing consultant salary in United States is $86,612 or an equivalent hourly rate of $42. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,646. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$61,062 (USD)

$107,409 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$100,407 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Purchasing Consultant will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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