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

Experienced Purchasing Agents pull down an average of $51K per year. In the world of Experienced Purchasing Agents, overall income ranges from $35K near the bottom to $74K at the top; this can include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,872 - $75,150
(Median)
$38K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,377
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50%
90%

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$14.02 - $25.10
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
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
$37,872 - $75,150  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,961  
Profit Sharing
$340.09 - $4,108  
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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$35,007 - $73,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 575
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
$14.02 - $25.10  
   
Overtime
$20.24 - $36.90  
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 - $6,961  
   
Profit Sharing
$340.09 - $4,108  
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).
)
$35,007 - $73,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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Skills That Affect 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 4%

Vendor Management
up arrow 3%

Purchasing
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$50,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Order Inventory
up arrow 9%

Inventory Control
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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