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

Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills can expect to earn an average of $54K annually. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills spread between $37K and $77K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men working as Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$39,585 - $76,456
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,313
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$14.13 - $27.73
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$39,585 - $76,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $4,202  
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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$36,520 - $76,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $27.73  
   
Overtime
$21.08 - $44.11  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $4,202  
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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$36,520 - $76,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $49K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $55K. Purchasing Agents with Contract Negotiation skills see a median salary of $54K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $55K.

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Experience Affects Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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