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

Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills take home an average $50K annually. 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. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,369 - $70,943
$38K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,272
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50%
90%

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$13.84 - $24.49
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.68
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90%

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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
$38,369 - $70,943  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,002  
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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$31,567 - $68,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $24.49  
   
Overtime
$16.76 - $37.87  
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 - $6,002  
   
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).
)
$31,567 - $68,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $47K. Purchasing Agents with Vendor Management skills see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
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
▲17%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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