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

Experienced Purchasing Agents can expect wages of $52K per year on average. In the world of Experienced Purchasing Agents, total cash compensation can vary between $34K and $74K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $4K, respectively. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. For the most part, Experienced Purchasing Agents enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Experienced Purchasing Agents (60 percent) survey participants are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,349 - $75,740
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,625
10%
50%
90%

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$13.91 - $25.17
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,349 - $75,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $4,096  
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).
)
$34,288 - $74,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 560
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$19.59 - $36.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $4,096  
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).
)
$34,288 - $74,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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Skills That Affect Experienced Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 11%

Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%

Procurement
up arrow 7%

Vendor Management
up arrow 5%

Purchasing
0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Order Inventory
up arrow 10%

Inventory Control
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 11%
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