A Purchasing Assistant with Accounts Payable skills earns an average wage of $15.93 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$22,312 - $55,069
$22K
$37K
$55K
MEDIAN: $37,379
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50%
90%

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$12.98 - $20.80
$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$22,312 - $55,069  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$26,726 - $49,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $20.80  
   
Overtime
$17.65 - $26.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$26,726 - $49,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Key Stats for Purchasing Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Purchasing Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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