Entry-Level Purchaser Salary

An Entry-Level Purchaser earns an average wage of $15.35 per hour.

$30,262 - $58,271
$30K
$43K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,108
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90%

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$11.89 - $20.07
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.35
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,262 - $58,271  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,421  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $2,517  
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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$27,810 - $51,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $20.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.05  
Overtime
$18.07 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,421  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $2,517  
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).
)
$27,810 - $51,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,024

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Purchaser Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Purchaser in Fairfield:
"Lead by example."
In today's retail economy be assertive in your scope and research but frugal in what is regularly stocked. Find the balance between customer demand/service, the appearance of a well stocked inventory and your bottom line.

Key Stats for Purchaser

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
13%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries

Negotiation
▲7%

Microsoft Excel
▲6%

Accounts Payable
▲5%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

Inventory Management
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Inventory Control
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 24%
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