Procurement Assistant Salary
The average salary for a Procurement Assistant is $39,458 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
|Salary||$28,160 - $67,890|
|Total Pay (||$27,831 - $60,916|
|Hourly Rate||$13.19 - $25.04|
|Overtime||$21.67 - $34.00|
|Total Pay (||$27,831 - $60,916|
Job Description for Procurement Assistant
A procurement assistant focuses on finding and obtaining high-quality goods, services, and/or personnel for their organization. They work directly with contractors or other firms in person, over the phone, and through electronic communication. These assistants obtain prices from contractors, create purchase orders, provide updates for supervisors, and update relevant databases. They may also perform routine administrative tasks for their office or department as well. Procurement assistants typically work indoors, although they are occasionally required to work in various environments and climates to assess materials in person.Read More...
Depending on the size of their organization, procurement assistants may work with several co-workers performing the same function, or they may work alone. Most procurement assistants also report to a supervisor in charge of procurement operations. Typically, procurement assistants work in during regular business hours. Work during holidays or weekends may be required depending on the organization.
The educational requirements for a procurement assistant vary. Most companies require at least an associate's degree in business administration and/or previous work experience in a related position. Training is typically performed on the job to acquaint a new employee with the particulars of acquisitions in the organization. Procurement assistants must be capable of working well with individuals both inside and outside their organization. Procurement assistants should also be proficient with computers and basic software to facilitate efficient business transactions.
Procurement Assistant Tasks
- Research and follow up on missing items, payment problems and other issues.
- Work with accounting, inventory and management teams to meet goals.
- Create reports and answer questions about shipments, inventory and finances.
- Assist in communication with suppliers.
Procurement Assistant Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Procurement Assistant
Pay by Experience for a Procurement Assistant has a negative trend. An entry-level Procurement Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Procurement Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Procurement Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 20 salaries. A Procurement Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 6 salaries.
Related Job Salaries
Key Stats for Procurement Assistant
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.