The average salary for a Purchaser is Rs 387,235 per year. A skill in Sourcing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

Rs 164,693 - Rs 926,725
Rs 160K
Rs 380K
Rs 930K
MEDIAN: Rs 383,064
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50%
90%
Rs 0Rs 967K
Salary Rs 164,693 - Rs 926,725
Bonus Rs 990 - Rs 98,836
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 87,500
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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Rs 168,087 - Rs 967,008
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 365

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.

Common Career Paths for Purchaser


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Purchaser Job Listings

Popular Skills for Purchaser

Pay by Experience Level for Purchaser

Pay by Experience for a Purchaser has a positive trend. An entry-level Purchaser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 307,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Purchaser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 504,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Purchaser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 637,000 based on 24 salaries. A Purchaser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 920,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 395,547

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

Purchaser Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Purchaser?

Purchaser in Mumbai:
"Understanding product knowledge , negotiation."
Pros:
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Key Stats for Purchaser

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Purchaser Salaries

Late-Career
▲133%

▲61%

▲27%

National Average
Rs 396,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries

Sourcing
▲14%

Procurement
▲4%

▲3%

National Average
Rs 396,000

Purchasing
▼1%


Supply Chain
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 38%