A Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator earns an average wage of $15.82 per hour. A skill in Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$30,693 - $58,879
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MEDIAN: $41,353
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Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$11.83 - $21.13
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,693 - $58,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,619  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $4,966  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,896  
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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$27,197 - $55,384  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 898
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $21.13  
   
Overtime
$16.55 - $32.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,619  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,896  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $4,966  
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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$27,197 - $55,384  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 898
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$38,000
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Experience Affects Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Purchasing / Inventory Coordinator Salaries

Negotiation
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Purchasing
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Inventory Control
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Microsoft Excel
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Order Inventory
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National Average
$38,000
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Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 15%
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