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12 of the Highest Paying Procurement Professional Jobs in 2024

The best Procurement Professional jobs can pay up to $206,000 per year.

There are a few types of Procurement Professional jobs on ZipRecruiter in the Business industry, and within the Procurement category. Some top paying Procurement Professional roles include Director of Supply Chain, Vice President of Procurement, and Director of Purchasing. You can find Procurement Professional positions on ZipRecruiter matching a range of qualifications and experience levels. Most of the 12 Procurement Professional jobs on this page pay at least $37,000 a year, with five having upper quadrant annual salaries over $118,166.

High Paying Procurement Professional Jobs

  • Director of Supply Chain

    A director of supply chain may work in a variety of industries overseeing logistics, manufacturing, and distribution across a market for one product or several. As a director of supply chain, your responsibilities include understanding the logistics, distribution, purchasing and procurement, manufacturing, marketing, and inventory management of the supply chain you oversee. You are also in charge of managing certain employees of these various departments, like the logistics manager, inventory specialist, and purchasing manager. Overall, it’s your job to advance production goals and handle business challenges. This role is multi-faceted and exists in many different industries, from engineering to food to commercial and technology production.

  • Vice President of Procurement

    A vice president of procurement handles purchasing for departments and assists the president of the company or organization. Your primary responsibilities are to supervise department personnel and procure supplies and needed materials. You ensure your staff has no conflicts of interest, contracts are fair, and the purchase of items is efficient. You meet with managers, review orders, assess supply and demand, research market costs, finalize purchase details, and report on company status. Your duties also include strategizing and enacting procedures for purchasing supplies for the company.

  • Director of Purchasing

    The primary responsibilities of a director of purchasing are to buy materials for an organization to use or resell and to analyze supplier data. They compare suppliers based on price, quality, and delivery time. The director of purchasing also interviews vendors and visits suppliers to learn about new products and services. They may head a team of purchasers and manage a purchasing department. Skills in business practice and negotiation are essential for this career because directors are required to negotiate contracts on behalf of their organizations. The educational requirement for this job is typically a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related subject. Qualifications include but are not limited to, an understanding of supply chain management, financial analysis, data analysis, inventory management, interpersonal communication, and office administration.

  • Procurement Consultant

    A procurement consultant is an experienced professional in the supply side of business. Their job duties include reviewing procurement policy, evaluating current business processes, making recommendations for improvements, assisting with the implementation of a new procurement system, and assisting with whatever other procurement needs their client has. They work closely with company management and other business people, so strong interpersonal skills are essential for a career as a procurement consultant.

  • Supply Chain Manager

    A supply chain manager oversees the order and delivery process for raw materials, parts, equipment, and other goods necessary for a company to do business. As a supply chain manager, you are responsible for each link of the supply chain, from negotiating with the supplier on pricing, placing orders for materials, scheduling deliveries, and ensuring your employer has enough materials to meet business objectives and customer demand. Tracking products and collaborating with other department managers is a big part of your job.

  • Procurement Analyst

    Procurement analysts evaluate products from vendors to determine which ones an organization should purchase. Job duties may include meeting with vendors, testing products, negotiating supply contracts, and creating cost reports. Other responsibilities may include maintaining communication between the vendors and the company. Procurement analysts should be able to build relationships with vendors and make purchasing decisions. People in this career, as well as purchasing managers and analysts, often work in supply chain management or manufacturing.

  • Commodity Manager

    A commodity manager is in charge of purchasing, budgeting, and overall management of goods for a company. They are responsible for ensuring that these transactions and requests comply with company procedures and policies. Commodity manager positions may be found in a variety of different industries, but are especially prevalent in manufacturing and engineering. They work closely with company departments and their clients, advising on purchases and investments. Careful attention to the market is important. Outstanding communication skills are helpful when dealing with clients or prospects. They must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business to be successful in this career.

  • Global Commodity Manager

    The majority of Global Commodity Manager salaries across the United States currently range between $95,000 (25th percentile) and $110,000 (75th percentile) annually. Most people working in this role make similar salaries regardless of skill level, location and years of experience. Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Global Commodity Manager job market in the United States is somewhat active, with a few companies hiring.

  • Purchasing Manager

    Salary range: $65,000-$100,000 per year

    Purchasing managers oversee the purchasing and procurement in their organization or company. Purchasing managers work for companies of all sizes and in a variety of industries. They may manage a purchasing department or work as the sole buyer or agent for their company. As a purchasing manager, your responsibilities include finding new vendors and suppliers and managing those relationships, negotiating prices, confirming the quality of the incoming product, tracking inventory, and projecting purchasing needs.

  • Supply Chain Specialist

    A supply chain specialist manages the transportation and storage of goods between the manufacturer and the consumer. Their primary duties are to manage product development, monitor inventory, supervise transportation and storage, and oversee other day-to-day supply chain logistics for their company or organization. This job requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as business or economics, as well as prior management experience. Additional qualifications are strong analytical, communication, and organization skills. Professional certification is an option for those that want to further their career.

  • Purchasing Specialist

    The majority of Purchasing Specialist salaries across the United States currently range between $45,000 (25th percentile) and $64,500 (75th percentile) annually. This moderate range of salaries suggests pay in this role will be consistent, regardless skill level, location and years of experience, though some advancement is possible. Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Purchasing Specialist job market in the United States is somewhat active, with a few companies hiring.

  • Commodity Lead

    Salary range: $37,000-$39,000 per year

    The majority of Commodity Lead salaries across the United States currently range between $37,000 (25th percentile) and $39,000 (75th percentile) annually. Most people working in this role make similar salaries regardless of skill level, location and years of experience. Based on recent job posting activity on ZipRecruiter, the Commodity Lead job market in the United States is not very active as few companies are currently hiring for this role. You can try exploring related titles to find jobs with more active opportunities.