Late-Career Purchasing Assistants are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Late-Career Purchasing Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,233 - $56,673
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,321
10%
50%
90%

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$14.22 - $23.70
(Median)
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,233 - $56,673  
   
Bonus
$800  
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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$30,174 - $53,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $23.70  
   
Overtime
$26.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$800  
   
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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$30,174 - $53,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Assistant Salaries

Purchasing
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Data Entry
0%

National Average
$38,000

Inventory Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Inventory Control
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Microsoft Office
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Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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