An Entry-Level Purchasing Officer earns an average salary of AU$52,862 per year.

AU$41,832 - AU$69,535
AU$42K
AU$53K
AU$70K
MEDIAN: AU$52,992
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.82 - AU$30.67
AU$19
AU$24
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$41,832 - AU$69,535
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,128
Profit Sharing AU$4,250
Commission AU$0.00
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$41,644 - AU$69,919
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 305
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$18.82 - AU$30.67
Overtime AU$1.45 - AU$43.28
Annual Data AU$0AU$69K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,128
Commission AU$0.00
Profit Sharing AU$4,250
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$41,644 - AU$69,919
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

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.

Purchasing Officer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,760

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

Purchasing Officer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

Key Stats for Purchasing Officer

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
22%

Skills That Affect Purchasing Officer Salaries

▲5%

▲1%


Purchasing
▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Common Health Benefits

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