A Purchaser in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$52,000 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$40,829 - C$69,105
C$41K
C$56K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$56,163
10%
50%
90%
C$16.89 - C$29.13
C$17
C$22
C$29
MEDIAN: C$22.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$40,829 - C$69,105
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,186
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$38,576 - C$67,729
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$16.89 - C$29.13
Overtime C$36.00
Annual Data C$0C$67K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,186
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$38,576 - C$67,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Purchaser Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

▲2%

National Average
C$55,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries

National Average
C$55,000

▼4%


▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 3%