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Business Management & Administration

Purchasing Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services.

Salary Breakdown

Purchasing Managers

Average

$92,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$55,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$95,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$136,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Purchasing Managers

1,420

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Purchasing Managers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Purchasing Managers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Expression


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