An Entry-Level Purchaser in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average salary of C$54,666 per year.

C$37,616 - C$62,117
C$38K
C$49K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$49,387
10%
50%
90%
C$15.40 - C$29.09
C$15
C$23
C$29
MEDIAN: C$22.68
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$37,616 - C$62,117
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,463
Profit Sharing C$900
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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C$37,504 - C$61,642
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$15.40 - C$29.09
Overtime C$29.92
Annual Data C$0C$61K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,463
Profit Sharing C$900
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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C$37,504 - C$61,642
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Purchaser

A purchaser is responsible for coordinating purchases of various products and services for their company. They order supplies, inventory, equipment, and services for all departments in the company. They also have to ensure that they are keeping costs under control while not sacrificing quality in the items and services they buy.

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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.

Purchaser Job Listings

Key Stats for Purchaser

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries

Inventory Management
▲6%

Negotiation
▲4%

Purchasing
▲2%

National Average
C$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 15%