Experienced Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salary

Pay for Experienced Purchasing Agents sits in the ballpark of $52K annually. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Experienced Purchasing Agents spread between $35K and $71K depending on individual performance. More than half of Experienced Purchasing Agents (61 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction for Experienced Purchasing Agents is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,132 - $77,668
$39K
$52K
$78K
MEDIAN: $51,776
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50%
90%

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$14.54 - $25.71
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.82
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,132 - $77,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,169  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,175  
Commission
$5,699  
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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$35,390 - $70,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $25.71  
   
Overtime
$20.54 - $36.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,169  
   
Commission
$5,699  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,175  
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).
)
$35,390 - $70,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Key Stats for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲11%

Sourcing
▲11%

Data Analysis
▲10%

Pricing
▲9%

Negotiation
▲5%

Vendor Management
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Purchasing
▼0%

Procurement
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Inventory Management
▼1%

Inventory Control
▼4%

Order Inventory
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 11%
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