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

The average Experienced Purchasing Agent can expect to rake in roughly $52K per year. Cash earnings for Experienced Purchasing Agents — including $7K in bonuses and $4K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $34K to $74K depending on individual performance. Most Experienced Purchasing Agents report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Women make up the majority of Experienced Purchasing Agents (61 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,257 - $75,714
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,619
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50%
90%

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$13.93 - $25.18
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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
$37,257 - $75,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,071  
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).
)
$34,101 - $74,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 561
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.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $25.18  
   
Overtime
$19.28 - $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 - $7,071  
   
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).
)
$34,101 - $74,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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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 9%

Procurement
up arrow 7%

Vendor Management
up arrow 6%

Purchasing
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$50,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Order Inventory
up arrow 9%

Inventory Control
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 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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