A Purchasing Assistant with Accounts Payable skills earns an average wage of $16.05 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, 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.

$25,746 - $55,369
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,365
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90%

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$12.59 - $20.92
(Median)
$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,746 - $55,369  
   
Bonus
$989  
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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$26,892 - $49,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $20.92  
   
Overtime
$16.86 - $29.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$989  
   
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).
)
$26,892 - $49,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Experience Affects Purchasing Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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