Purchasing Supervisors Job, Salary, and School Information

Home >> Careers & Education

Purchasing Supervisors

Purchasing Supervisors


Training and Education

A bachelor’s or higher degree plus work experience is often required to work in this field. Survey data provided by the government shows that 57% of employees have a bachelor’s degree or higher. 28% of purchasing supervisors attended college but do not have a degree. 15% of workers were able to find a job with only a high school education.


Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

Of those working as employees 2% work fewer than 40 hours per week. Around 3% of purchasing supervisors are independent contractors.


Video Overview

A quick recap of the work for purchasing supervisors. Produced for the US Dept. of Labor.


Salaries by City

See typical salaries and ranges for this career below*. Shift click to sort by more than one column — for example first shift-click on state and then shift-click on salary to find best and worst salaries in each state.

<

    Advertisement

    POWERED BY
    Customer Service: 855.213.0348
    Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM CST, Sat 8AM-5PM CST, Sun 10AM-6PM CST
    © 2017, Bold Limited. All rights reserved.
    State City / Region Typical Salary Salary Range Job Count % of All Jobs
    AK Anchorage $95250 $65K – $171K 60 0.03%
    AL Birmingham – Hoover $89460 $62K – $167K 220 0.05%
    AL Huntsville $111380 $70K – $143K 330 0.16%
    AL Mobile $99920 $52K – $162K 60 0.03%
    AL Montgomery $81550 $63K – $138K 70 0.04%
    AL Tuscaloosa $103310 $57K – $145K 30 0.04%
    AR Fayetteville – Springdale – Rogers $143590 $78K – N/A 180 0.09%
    AR Fort Smith $90260 $59K – N/A 40 0.04%
    AR Little Rock – North Little Rock – Conway $69300 $47K – $119K 120 0.03%
    AZ Phoenix – Mesa – Glendale $95700 $56K – $151K 1010 0.06%
    AZ Tucson $100890 $62K – $149K 160 0.04%
    CA Bakersfield – Delano $96020 $55K – $140K 80 0.03%
    CA Fresno $94260 $65K – $158K 80 0.03%
    CA Los Angeles – Long Beach – Glendale (Metro Area) $108930 $61K – $185K 2220 0.06%
    CA Modesto $106350 $65K – $154K 50 0.03%
    CA Oakland – Fremont – Hayward (Metro Area) $121440 $70K – $180K 700 0.07%
    CA Oxnard – Thousand Oaks – Ventura $106560 $68K – N/A 170 0.06%
    CA Riverside – San Bernardino – Ontario $87860 $59K – $157K 420 0.04%
    CA Sacramento – Arden – Arcade – Roseville $105230 $64K – $168K 260 0.03%
    CA Salinas $100040 $59K – N/A 40 0.03%
    CA San Diego – Carlsbad – San Marcos $108680 $61K – $155K 760 0.06%
    CA San Francisco – San Mateo – Redwood City (Metro Area) $127470 $79K – $187K 540 0.05%
    CA San Jose – Sunnyvale – Santa Clara $132310 $67K – N/A 830 0.09%
    CA Santa Ana – Anaheim – Irvine (Metro Area) $99670 $66K – $171K 880 0.06%
    CA Santa Barbara – Santa Maria – Goleta $102620 $68K – $169K 80 0.05%
    CA Santa Cruz – Watsonville $72830 $51K – $101K 60 0.07%
    CA Santa Rosa – Petaluma $106150 $67K – $151K 90 0.05%
    CA Stockton $86500 $64K – $140K 60 0.03%
    CA Vallejo – Fairfield $125580 $72K – $148K 30 0.03%
    CO Boulder $110260 $84K – $144K 40 0.03%
    CO Colorado Springs $114000 $81K – $138K 40 0.01%
    CO Denver – Aurora – Broomfield $121600 $82K – $179K 420 0.03%
    CO Fort Collins – Loveland $103720 $79K – $145K 40 0.03%
    CO Greeley $103440 $66K – $141K 40 0.05%
    CT Bridgeport – Stamford – Norwalk $99860 $62K – $179K 470 0.11%
    CT Danbury $107100 $49K – $186K 70 0.11%
    CT Hartford – West Hartford – East Hartford $96450 $61K – $142K 620 0.11%
    CT New Haven $91570 $59K – $148K 180 0.07%
    CT Norwich – New London $85070 $44K – $134K 80 0.06%
    CT Waterbury $87720 $58K – $161K 40 0.07%
    DC Washington – Arlington – Alexandria (Metro Area) $126240 $97K – $155K 3600 0.15%
    DE Wilmington (Metro Area) $119650 $82K – $154K 110 0.03%
    FL Cape Coral – Fort Myers $93350 $63K – N/A 40 0.02%
    FL Fort Lauderdale – Pompano Beach – Deerfield Beach (Metro Area) $95980 $61K – $143K 190 0.03%
    FL Jacksonville $113060 $68K – N/A 140 0.02%
    FL Lakeland – Winter Haven $111040 $89K – $153K 40 0.02%
    FL Miami – Miami Beach – Kendall (Metro Area) $125270 $69K – N/A 280 0.03%
    FL North Port – Bradenton – Sarasota $103110 $68K – $147K 60 0.02%
    FL Orlando – Kissimmee – Sanford $103860 $65K – $168K 210 0.02%
    FL Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville $116030 $80K – $165K 80 0.04%
    FL Tampa – St. Petersburg – Clearwater $93000 $60K – $142K 310 0.03%
    FL West Palm Beach – Boca Raton – Boynton Beach (Metro Area) $103840 $67K – $166K 120 0.02%
    GA Atlanta – Sandy Springs – Marietta $110890 $66K – N/A 1480 0.07%
    GA Augusta – Richmond County $101570 $60K – $147K 80 0.04%
    GA Columbus $76280 $62K – $155K 40 0.04%
    GA Savannah $102840 $78K – $129K 150 0.10%
    HI Honolulu $68790 $39K – $128K 180 0.04%
    IA Cedar Rapids $80270 $46K – $132K 50 0.04%
    IA Davenport – Moline – Rock Island $89850 $43K – $135K 120 0.07%
    IA Des Moines – West Des Moines $80480 $49K – $122K 70 0.02%
    IA Waterloo – Cedar Falls $75320 $50K – $102K 50 0.05%
    ID Boise City – Nampa $80130 $50K – $119K 140 0.05%
    IL Champaign – Urbana $85960 $44K – $138K 60 0.07%
    IL Chicago – Joliet – Naperville (Metro Area) $84550 $50K – $139K 2520 0.07%
    IL Lake County – Kenosha County (Metro Area) $87960 $54K – $154K 520 0.14%
    IL Peoria $119290 $65K – $182K 240 0.13%
    IL Rockford $75460 $49K – $119K 110 0.08%
    IL Springfield $58600 $40K – $122K 40 0.04%
    IN Columbus $108120 $84K – $143K 110 0.25%
    IN Elkhart – Goshen $73720 $52K – $119K 120 0.11%
    IN Evansville $82850 $54K – $118K 70 0.04%
    IN Fort Wayne $68300 $43K – $118K 160 0.08%
    IN Gary (Metro Area) $89670 $61K – $134K 110 0.04%
    IN Indianapolis – Carmel $95390 $54K – $133K 430 0.05%
    IN South Bend – Mishawaka $81600 $46K – $125K 80 0.06%
    IN Terre Haute $73960 $55K – $93K 30 0.05%
    KS Topeka $70310 $53K – $116K 40 0.03%
    KS Wichita $89920 $60K – $129K 240 0.09%
    KY Lexington – Fayette $59310 $41K – $117K 190 0.08%
    KY Louisville – Jefferson County $84620 $53K – $157K 350 0.06%
    LA Baton Rouge $66410 $46K – $123K 180 0.05%
    LA Houma – Bayou Cane – Thibodaux $75930 $44K – $95K 50 0.06%
    LA Lafayette $67520 $44K – $131K 80 0.05%
    LA New Orleans – Metairie – Kenner $67650 $40K – $116K 240 0.05%
    LA Shreveport – Bossier City $64620 $44K – $110K 50 0.03%
    MA Boston – Cambridge – Quincy (Metro Area) $102260 $62K – $156K 1260 0.07%
    MA Brockton – Bridgewater – Easton (Metro Area) $68840 $48K – $143K 50 0.06%
    MA Framingham (Metro Area) $119930 $71K – $180K 180 0.11%
    MA Haverhill – North Andover – Amesbury (Metro Area) $93650 $66K – $134K 50 0.07%
    MA Lawrence – Methuen – Salem (Metro Area) $83790 $62K – $155K 40 0.06%
    MA Leominster – Fitchburg – Gardner $87830 $62K – $135K 30 0.07%
    MA Lowell – Billerica – Chelmsford (Metro Area) $115190 $72K – $182K 120 0.10%
    MA New Bedford $94860 $40K – $180K 30 0.05%
    MA Peabody (Metro Area) $82440 $46K – $156K 90 0.09%
    MA Springfield $86480 $63K – $124K 200 0.07%
    MA Taunton – Norton – Raynham (Metro Area) $109020 $78K – $150K 60 0.13%
    MA Worcester $91610 $57K – $167K 170 0.07%
    MD Baltimore – Towson $115710 $68K – $149K 690 0.05%
    MD Bethesda – Rockville – Frederick (Metro Area) $127600 $101K – $155K 440 0.08%
    MD Salisbury N/A N/A – N/A 30 0.06%
    ME Portland – South Portland – Biddeford $87720 $59K – $119K 120 0.06%
    MI Ann Arbor $90040 $48K – $138K 100 0.05%
    MI Battle Creek $113020 $62K – $145K 40 0.07%
    MI Detroit – Livonia – Dearborn (Metro Area) $106010 $57K – $172K 470 0.07%
    MI Flint $70560 $43K – $125K 30 0.03%
    MI Grand Rapids – Wyoming $80360 $53K – $119K 360 0.09%
    MI Holland – Grand Haven $87530 $55K – $131K 110 0.11%
    MI Kalamazoo – Portage $82790 $39K – $128K 120 0.09%
    MI Lansing – East Lansing $72470 $44K – $106K 90 0.05%
    MI Monroe $83510 $53K – $127K 30 0.08%
    MI Muskegon – Norton Shores $83980 $54K – $118K 40 0.06%
    MI Niles – Benton Harbor $97590 $70K – $122K 110 0.19%
    MI Saginaw – Saginaw Township North $93210 $41K – $135K 60 0.07%
    MI Warren – Troy – Farmington Hills (Metro Area) $96010 $55K – $149K 810 0.08%
    MN Duluth $85870 $40K – $142K 80 0.06%
    MN Minneapolis – St. Paul – Bloomington $102340 $65K – $162K 2050 0.12%
    MN Rochester $89940 $66K – $151K 70 0.07%
    MN St. Cloud $91360 $57K – $140K 40 0.05%
    MO Kansas City $102960 $60K – $156K 500 0.05%
    MO Springfield $90040 $50K – $176K 50 0.03%
    MO St. Louis $110980 $64K – $174K 730 0.06%
    MS Gulfport – Biloxi $84920 $43K – $133K 40 0.04%
    MS Jackson $78800 $44K – $130K 130 0.05%
    NC Asheville $76740 $54K – $131K 60 0.03%
    NC Charlotte – Gastonia – Rock Hill $97640 $64K – $171K 520 0.06%
    NC Durham – Chapel Hill $116250 $76K – $163K 290 0.11%
    NC Fayetteville $109600 $48K – $137K 30 0.02%
    NC Greensboro – High Point $87510 $56K – $146K 190 0.06%
    NC Greenville $108480 $60K – $167K 30 0.05%
    NC Hickory – Lenoir – Morganton $83820 $49K – $128K 70 0.05%
    NC Raleigh – Cary $101520 $68K – $146K$61K – $113K 40 0.06%
    NC Wilmington $96690 $51K – $186K 30