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Average Purchaser Salary in Calgary, Alberta

C$54,910
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$983
Bonus
C$1,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Purchaser in Calgary, Alberta is C$54,910.
10%
CA$45k
MEDIAN
CA$55k
90%
CA$70k
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C$45k - C$70k
Bonus
C$253 - C$3k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$3k
Total Pay
C$42k - C$68k
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What Do Purchasers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Purchasers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Purchasers?

An early career Purchaser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,934 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Purchaser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,287 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Purchaser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,958 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$64,378.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Kitchener, Ontario (14.8% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (11.7% less) and Burnaby, British Columbia (10.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Early Career
45.7%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
9.9%

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