A Purchasing Officer in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$55,391 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$43,238 - AU$76,637
AU$43K
AU$55K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$55,280
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.32 - AU$29.11
AU$18
AU$25
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$24.55
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$76K
Salary AU$43,238 - AU$76,637
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,000
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$42,790 - AU$75,016
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$18.32 - AU$29.11
Overtime AU$36.18
Annual Data AU$0AU$75K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,000
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$42,790 - AU$75,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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 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$54,000 based on 33 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$57,000 based on 53 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 11 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$61,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Purchasing Officer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Purchasing Officer Salaries

▲11%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Purchasing Officer Salaries


▲2%

▲2%



National Average
AU$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 93%