Procurement Agent Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Procurement Agent is $53,833 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Contract Management, Project Management, Sourcing, and Contract Negotiation.
Procurement Agent Total Pay (?
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$37,076 - $81,341
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,833
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Procurement Agent Total Pay (?
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$13.53 - $29.94
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,076 - $81,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,134  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $4,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,785 - $82,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 515
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $29.94  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $44.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $4,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$34,785 - $82,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 515
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Job Description for Procurement Agent

A procurement agent is responsible for buying high-quality items for clients at the lowest possible prices and in the correct amount. They also prepare purchase orders and solicit bid proposals, as well as review requests for goods while making sure items' suppliers offer appropriate pricing, selection, support, and reliability. The procurement agent must also follow all local laws and regulations related to purchasing and selling items, as well as negotiate and renegotiate contracts with vendors or suppliers as necessary. They must also keep their supervisors informed of their progress and provide business transaction logs, information on contract changes, and updates on item shipments.
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Procurement Agent Tasks
  • Write and analyze requisitions, invoices, supply requests and supply orders.
  • Track and monitor inventory and needs to determine when to order or purchase new items.
  • Negotiate with different suppliers for price, quality, timeliness and other factors.
  • Expedite and liaise with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods.

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Pay by Experience Level for Procurement Agent

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Philadelphia
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Washington
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Dallas
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Everett
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St. Louis
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National Average
$53,000
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Miami
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Experience Affects Procurement Agent Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Procurement Agent Salaries

Contract Management
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Project Management
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Sourcing
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Supplier Management
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Purchasing
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Inventory Management
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National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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