Entry-Level Purchasing Assistant Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Purchasing Assistant is $14.95 per hour.

$28,944 - $48,143
$29K
$38K
$48K
MEDIAN: $37,863
10%
50%
90%

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$11.73 - $19.26
$12
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.95
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,944 - $48,143  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $4,038  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$25,081 - $44,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $19.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.57 - $29.29  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$204.26 - $4,038  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$25,081 - $44,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 431

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,141

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Purchasing Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Purchasing Assistant in Smyrna:
"How soon my job would become permanent and exact pay range."
Always have a backup as far as other skills and job offers that your good at and are needed for. So, if a agency or company tell you one thing and they don't deliver on it, you will have other options. Not to be job hopping but just better prepared to maintain a living and provide for your family. Just always keep your options open!

Purchasing Assistant in Broken Arrow:
"The owner was a jerk."
Just stay with it. It's difficult at first but once you gotta it, you gotta it.

Key Stats for Purchasing Assistant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
13%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Assistant Salaries

Procurement
▲3%

▲1%



Inventory Management
▲1%

Inventory Control
▲1%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Order Inventory
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 21%