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

Experienced Purchasing Agents take home an average $52K per year. Total incomes of Experienced Purchasing Agents incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $72K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Purchasing Agents report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,128 - $76,843
$39K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,857
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50%
90%

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$14.39 - $25.67
$14
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.85
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,128 - $76,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,831  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,550  
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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$35,095 - $71,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $25.67  
   
Overtime
$20.73 - $36.45  
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 - $6,831  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,550  
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).
)
$35,095 - $71,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
080
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 12%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Vendor Management
up arrow 1%

Procurement
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$50,000

Purchasing
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

Sourcing
up arrow 1%

Inventory Control
up arrow 5%

Order Inventory
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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