An Entry-Level Purchaser earns an average salary of C$45,618 per year.

C$34,829 - C$59,405
C$35K
C$45K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$45,215
10%
50%
90%
C$14.93 - C$24.42
C$15
C$19
C$24
MEDIAN: C$18.87
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$34,829 - C$59,405
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,880
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,152
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$33,657 - C$59,122
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 345
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$14.93 - C$24.42
Hourly Tips C$2.33
Overtime C$20.58 - C$36.07
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,880
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,152
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$33,657 - C$59,122
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 174

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$43,925

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

Purchaser Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Purchaser in Montréal:
"Multitasking To The Next Level."
For stress level, I would suggest they pay well. If you have to do 5 other jobs at the same time and not get paid, would highly not advice. The amount of years you do this job can net you many contacts and wealthy connections for future work.

Purchaser in Surrey:
"Multitask"
Continue education in this field

Key Stats for Purchaser

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries


▲5%

Purchasing
▲2%

Order Inventory
▲2%

National Average
C$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 12%