A Purchasing Assistant earns an average salary of AU$44,606 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$37,038 - AU$58,065
AU$37K
AU$45K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$45,205
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.57 - AU$29.88
AU$18
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.12
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$37,038 - AU$58,065
Bonus AU$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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AU$37,189 - AU$59,014
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$17.57 - AU$29.88
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$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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AU$37,189 - AU$59,014
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Purchasing Assistant

An purchasing assistant helps to purchase products for their company to use or sell. They must be aware of stock and inventory at all times, as well as general sales and revenue trends (such as what is selling well or poorly). A purchasing assistant may be in charge of choosing which products to stock in inventory, as well as forming relationships with distributors and manufacturers.

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Purchasing Assistant Tasks

  • Issue purchase orders.
  • Confirm accuracy of orders.
  • Manage goods throughout the purchasing/receiving process.
  • Maintain accurate records related to purchases.

Purchasing Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,522

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Purchasing Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Purchasing Assistant Salaries

▲10%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼1%

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%