Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

The average Purchasing Agent with Contract Negotiation skills can expect to rake in roughly $54K per year. In the world of Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $76K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $4K, respectively. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills making up 57 percent of survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,351 - $76,742
$39K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,365
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$14.81 - $28.42
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$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20.55
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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
$39,351 - $76,742  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $4,167  
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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$35,986 - $76,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $28.42  
   
Overtime
$21.49 - $43.66  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $4,167  
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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$35,986 - $76,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $49K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $55K. For Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $55K. Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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