An Experienced Purchaser earns an average salary of C$54,223 per year.

C$43,227 - C$74,263
C$43K
C$54K
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$54,210
10%
50%
90%
C$17.00 - C$29.39
C$17
C$23
C$29
MEDIAN: C$23.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$43,227 - C$74,263
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,899
Profit Sharing C$464 - C$5,018
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$40,913 - C$73,920
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 170
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$17.00 - C$29.39
Overtime C$1.52 - C$50.68
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,899
Profit Sharing C$464 - C$5,018
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$40,913 - C$73,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,511

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Purchaser

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%

Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries

Negotiation
▲7%

National Average
C$54,000

▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%