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

Earnings for Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills come in at around $54K annually on average. In the world of Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $78K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $8K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men make up a slight majority of Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,949 - $78,946
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,094
10%
50%
90%

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$13.68 - $25.78
(Median)
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,949 - $78,946  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $7,660  
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).
)
$36,005 - $77,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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
$13.68 - $25.78  
   
Overtime
$19.85 - $37.33  
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
$293.61 - $7,660  
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).
)
$36,005 - $77,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $48K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $54K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills see a median salary of $55K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 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: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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