Average Purchaser Salary in Canada

C$50,260
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,446
Bonus
C$1,444
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Purchaser in Canada is C$50,260.
10%
C$39k
MEDIAN
C$50k
90%
C$66k
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Salary
C$39k - C$66k
Bonus
C$100 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$5 - C$4k
Total Pay
C$37k - C$65k

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Job Description for Purchaser

Purchaser Tasks
  • Procure and contract for goods and services in a specific industry.
  • Take corrective action when defective goods are received.
  • Inventory existing property and conduct audits.
  • Test and evaluate sample products, draw up and approve requisitions, and ensure adequate supply.
  • Research and identify vendors, and negotiate to achieve desired quality, price, and timetables.

Job Satisfaction for Purchaser

3.5 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Purchaser

Skills in Negotiation, Order Inventory and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management and Purchasing.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchaser

An entry-level Purchaser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,767 based on 19 salaries. An early career Purchaser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,779 based on 318 salaries. A mid-career Purchaser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,357 based on 202 salaries. An experienced Purchaser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,525 based on 178 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$55,349.
Employees with Purchaser in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (7.1% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Burnaby, British Columbia (3.5% less), Toronto, Ontario (3.1% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 793 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
22.4%
Late Career
9.6%

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