Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salary (United States)

A Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator earns an average wage of $16.02 per hour. A skill in Purchasing is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salary (?
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$31,012 - $59,915
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,387
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Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salary (?
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$11.84 - $21.18
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,012 - $59,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,505  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $5,918  
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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$27,362 - $55,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $21.18  
   
Overtime
$16.30 - $32.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,505  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $5,918  
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).
)
$27,362 - $55,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 385
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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 Difference By Location

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$39,000
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Experience Affects Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

Purchasing
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Inventory Management
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Inventory Control
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$39,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 14%