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

For Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills, annual average wages total $54K per year. Cash earnings of Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills can occasionally include $8K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $36K to almost $79K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,988 - $79,784

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$13.85 - $25.43

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,988 - $79,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,726  
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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$36,013 - $78,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $25.43  
   
Overtime
$20.08 - $37.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,726  
   
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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$36,013 - $78,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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 $54K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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