A new report reveals that the average purchasing salary has increased by 18% over last year.

This data and more can be found in the Purchasing & Supply Management Salaries in 2014 Report, published by the Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA), which provides purchasers insight into the compensation of their peers throughout the world and delves deeply into salary statistics, including salary by industry, gender, and educational attainment, to provide various benchmarks.  The report also reveales that a gender disparity in both pay and opportunities is still prevalent.  Within North America while job opportunities are equitable men out earn their female colleagues by over 24% on average.

Source:  Supplychain247