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

Average Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills make around $54K per year. Cash earnings for Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing — stretch from around $35K to approximately $76K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills making up 56 percent of survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,522 - $77,455
$40K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,906
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90%

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$14.84 - $27.66
$15
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,522 - $77,455  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,011  
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $3,935  
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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$35,205 - $76,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.84 - $27.66  
   
Overtime
$21.58 - $43.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,011  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $3,935  
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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$35,205 - $76,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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

Pay by Experience for a Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) has a positive trend. An entry-level Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 90 salaries. A Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 51 salaries.

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 7%