AU$55,646
Avg. Salary
AU$25.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,043

Bonus

AU$5,087

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Purchasing Officer is AU$25.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Purchasing Officer is AU$55,646 per year.

10%
AU$20.74
10%
AU$25.51
50%
AU$33.84
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$25.51
10%
AU$45k
10%
AU$56k
50%
AU$74k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$55,646
AU$44,836 - AU$74,101
AU$45K
AU$56K
AU$74K
MEDIAN: AU$55,646
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50%
90%
AU$20.74 - AU$33.84
AU$21
AU$26
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$25.51
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$44,836 - AU$74,101
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,016
Profit Sharing AU$5,087
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$44,771 - AU$74,656
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 506
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$20.74 - AU$33.84
Overtime AU$1.52 - AU$50.68
Annual Data AU$0AU$74K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,016
Profit Sharing AU$5,087
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$44,771 - AU$74,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 148

Job Description for Purchasing Officer

Purchasing officer positions are available in a wide variety of organizations and businesses, ranging from hotels to government agencies to universities. Although job requirements vary by company and position, common requirements include at least a bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field. A minimum of five years of experience dealing with contracts and/or purchasing is also needed; most organizations stipulate that at least part of this must have been in a management or supervisory role.

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Purchasing Officer Tasks
  • Procure, negotiate, and contract for necessary supplies, goods and materials.
  • Track inventory and purchases, evaluating vendors.
  • Request quotes, solicit bids, and evaluate results to select the appropriate vendors.
  • Work with users and consumers to meet demands and follow guidelines.

Common Career Paths for Purchasing Officer


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Popular Skills for Purchasing Officer

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Officer

Pay by Experience for a Purchasing Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Purchasing Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 404 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Purchasing Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 72 salaries. A Purchasing Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

10%

9%

8%

-1%

-3%

-5%

-8%

National Average: AU$55,637

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

Purchasing Officer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Purchasing Officer?

Purchasing Officer in Canning Vale:
"Transparency and fair wages."
Make sure you are getting paid appropriately for this position based on experience and what you can bring to the table, have an idea of the products you will be working with and understands current and future trends

Purchasing Officer in Oakleigh:
"Purchase advice."
To review the supplier and forwarder. Maximise cost saving for the company. To have a good relationship with the vendor so that they can give you the best price. To follow up on order. TO get at least 2-3 quote from supplier.

Purchasing Officer in Brisbane:
"Procurement Advise."
Clarification is a must. Know what you are sourcing. Create a great supplier network. Have a good phone manner. Patience.

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Key Stats for Purchasing Officer

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Purchasing Officer Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Purchasing Officer Salaries

▲1%


▲1%

National Average
AU$56,000

Inventory Control
▼1%


▼5%

▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%