Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salary with Contract Negotiation skills

Average Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills make around $54K annually. The range in cash compensation to Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills ($36K to $79K) includes potential earnings of $8K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,055 - $79,948
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,308
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$13.82 - $25.48
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,055 - $79,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,780  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,450  
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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$36,022 - $78,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 410
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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $25.48  
   
Overtime
$20.03 - $37.16  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,780  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,450  
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).
)
$36,022 - $78,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with Contract Negotiation skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $48K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $53K. On average, Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills make $55K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with Contract Negotiation skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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