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.

$33,628 - $63,680
$34K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,071
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90%

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$13.26 - $22.44
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.99
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$0$63K
Salary $33,628 - $63,680
Bonus $0.00 - $5,017
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,170
Commission $50.00
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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$30,259 - $58,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 272
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $13.26 - $22.44
Hourly Tips $0.47
Overtime $19.28 - $32.44
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,017
Commission $50.00
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,170
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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$30,259 - $58,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 303

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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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Popular Skills for Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 253 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 154 salaries. A Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,576

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Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator?

Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator in Pearland:
"The go-to guy."
Pros: The independency and decision making process.
Cons: Sitting on a chair too many hours.

Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator in Thomasville:
"It's ok."
Pros: Some of the people, schedule.
Cons: Some of the people, pay.

Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator in Islip:
"The Management."
Pros: -relaxed work environment. -likable co-workers.
Cons: -not recognized for hard work or extra effort (under-appreciated) -management doesn't understand my daily tasks and workload. -increased responsibility with no pay increase. -lack of upward mobility/promotion.

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Key Stats for Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

▲11%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
$42,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

Forecasting
▲15%

▲9%




Procurement
▼0%

National Average
$42,000


Contract Negotiation
▼1%

Customer Service
▼8%

Shipping
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%
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