Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salary

A Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator earns an average wage of $16.48 per hour. A skill in Forecasting is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$33,638 - $61,448
$34K
$46K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,647
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90%

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$13.24 - $22.39
$13
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,638 - $61,448  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,005  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,204  
Commission
$100.00  
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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$30,221 - $58,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.24 - $22.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.93  
Overtime
$18.15 - $31.39  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,005  
   
Commission
$100.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,204  
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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$30,221 - $58,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 270

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Job Description for Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator

Purchasing coordinators are responsible for all aspects of an organization's purchasing. They must identify what products are to be purchased, working closely with other departments in the organization and customers to determine current and future purchasing needs. Then, purchasing coordinators must identify the best supplier for their needs; they compare prices, investigate quality issues, and research delivery times for each supplier and weigh these aspects with the organization’s needs to determine the best supplier for each item. Finally, upon delivery, they confirm all purchases and resolve any delivery failures.

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Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Tasks

  • Coordinating and managing all activities during the purchasing process, such as creating purchase orders, monitoring transportation and invoice creation and follow-through.
  • Analyze and monitor internal, economic, and consumer trends to forecast sales and inventory.
  • Authorize payments, returns of merchandise, and pricing.
  • Organize and locate inventory in databases and online systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,271

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Key Stats for Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

▲12%

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$41,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

Forecasting
▲16%

▲9%




Procurement
▼0%

Contract Negotiation
▼0%

National Average
$41,000


Customer Service
▼7%

Shipping
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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