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

Experienced Purchasing Agents take home an average $52K per year. Total cash compensation for Experienced Purchasing Agents runs from $34K to $74K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $4K. Experienced Purchasing Agents survey participants are largely women, dominating at 61 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Experienced Purchasing Agents is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,227 - $75,974
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,562
10%
50%
90%

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$14.05 - $25.33
(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
$37,227 - $75,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,887  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $4,137  
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).
)
$34,232 - $74,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 558
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
$14.05 - $25.33  
   
Overtime
$19.28 - $37.30  
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 - $6,887  
   
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $4,137  
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).
)
$34,232 - $74,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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Skills That Affect Experienced Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 11%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Negotiation
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%

Inventory Control
up arrow 12%

Order Inventory
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

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