A Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator earns an average wage of $16.53 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$33,681 - $61,176
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$34K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,421
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$13.14 - $22.08
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$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,681 - $61,176  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,990  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,139  
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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$30,125 - $58,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.14 - $22.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.93  
Overtime
$18.38 - $31.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,990  
   
Commission
$100.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,139  
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).
)
$30,125 - $58,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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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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Experience Affects Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries


Procurement
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Inventory Control
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Inventory Management
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Order Inventory
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$41,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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