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

Experienced Purchasing Agents can expect to earn an average of $51K per year. Cash earnings for Experienced Purchasing Agents — which occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $35K to approximately $72K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. 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.

$38,660 - $75,441
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,330
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50%
90%

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$14.28 - $25.57
(Median)
$14
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,660 - $75,441  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,831  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $7,341  
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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$35,319 - $72,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.28 - $25.57  
   
Overtime
$20.54 - $38.04  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,831  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $7,341  
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).
)
$35,319 - $72,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Data Analysis
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Contract Negotiation
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Vendor Management
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Negotiation
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Procurement
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National Average
$49,000

Purchasing
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Inventory Management
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Order Inventory
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Inventory Control
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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