Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salary (Canada)

A Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) earns an average salary of C$50,958 per year.

C$35,714 - C$73,300
C$36K
C$50K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$50,472
10%
50%
90%
C$14.52 - C$28.26
C$15
C$22
C$28
MEDIAN: C$21.94
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$35,714 - C$73,300
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,104
Profit Sharing C$875
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$34,140 - C$72,567
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 120
Hourly Data C$0C$51
Hourly Rate C$14.52 - C$28.26
Overtime C$33.74
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,104
Profit Sharing C$875
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$34,140 - C$72,567
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)

A company’s purchasing agent (in fields other that wholesale, retail, or farm products) has extensive knowledge of computers and a company's economic procedures. They use those skills to ensure purchasing and orders run smoothly. Purchasing agents must maintain good relationships with current vendors and buyers, which includes communicating changes in products, any new products that the vendor may be interested in purchasing, and any promotions by the company. The purchasing agent keeps up with current product demands and try to increase sales from vendors and buyers. Purchasing agents also regularly work with sales and marketing departments of the company to identify any products or services of the company that are not selling well to decide whether the product should be taken off the market.

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Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) 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.

Common Career Paths for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)


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Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)

Pay by Experience for a Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) has a positive trend. An entry-level Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 23 salaries. A Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲19%

▲1%

National Average
C$50,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salaries

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
C$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%