For Late-Career Purchasing Specialists, annual average wages total $59K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Late-Career Purchasing Specialists do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,984 - $82,997
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,422
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90%

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$17.38 - $38.10
(Median)
$17
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,984 - $82,997  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
Profit Sharing
$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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$38,832 - $82,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.38 - $38.10  
   
Overtime
$47.50  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$38,832 - $82,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Specialist Salaries

Negotiation
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Contract Negotiation
0%

National Average
$57,000

Purchasing
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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