Mid-Career Purchasing Specialist Salary

Mid-Career Purchasing Specialists can expect to earn an average of $50K per year. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $9K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Purchasing Specialists spread between $35K and $67K depending on individual performance. Women make up the majority of Mid-Career Purchasing Specialists (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Purchasing Specialists is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,459 - $73,525
$38K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,944
10%
50%
90%

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$14.87 - $23.67
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.24
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,459 - $73,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,161  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,940  
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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$34,602 - $66,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.87 - $23.67  
   
Overtime
$22.77 - $36.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,940  
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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$34,602 - $66,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Key Stats for Purchasing Specialist

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Specialist Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Purchasing
▼1%

Negotiation
▼1%

Inventory Management
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 14%
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