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

Experienced Purchasing Agents can expect to earn an average of $53K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Purchasing Agents bottoms out near $36K and approaches $73K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $7K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Purchasing Agents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. More than half of Experienced Purchasing Agents (60 percent) survey participants are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,584 - $78,884
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$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,820
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$15.26 - $26.01
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MEDIAN: $20.00
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$0$78K
Salary $39,584 - $78,884
Bonus $0.00 - $7,213
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,366
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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$35,923 - $72,831
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 247
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $15.26 - $26.01
Overtime $21.15 - $35.81
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,213
Commission $5,699
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,366
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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$35,923 - $72,831
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Sourcing
▲11%

Contract Negotiation
▲10%

Data Analysis
▲10%

Pricing
▲8%

Negotiation
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Vendor Management
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Procurement
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Purchasing
▼1%

Inventory Management
▼1%

Inventory Control
▼4%

Order Inventory
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 11%
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