Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with Vendor Management Skills Salary

Average Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills make around $50K per year. Total cash compensation for Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills runs from $32K to $68K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $13K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up a slight majority of Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills (53 percent) who responded to the survey. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,696 - $70,670
$39K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,458
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50%
90%

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$13.88 - $24.30
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.67
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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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,696 - $70,670  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,792  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $12,723  
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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$31,781 - $67,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.88 - $24.30  
   
Overtime
$16.94 - $37.53  
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 - $5,792  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $12,723  
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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$31,781 - $67,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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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 Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $55K.

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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