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Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salary

A Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator earns an average wage of $16.20 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$32,544 - $61,416
(Median)
$33K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,423
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$12.12 - $21.33
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,544 - $61,416  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,505  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,960  
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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$27,715 - $56,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $21.33  
   
Overtime
$16.20 - $33.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,505  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,960  
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).
)
$27,715 - $56,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 347

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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

  • Authorize payments, returns of merchandise, and pricing.
  • Organize and locate inventory in databases and online systems.
  • 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.

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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.

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Experience Affects Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

Purchasing
up arrow 8%

Inventory Control
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$39,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 14%
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