Average Purchasing Assistant Salary

£18,430
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£800
Bonus
£1,600
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Purchasing Assistant is £18,430.
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MEDIAN £18,430
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Salary
£15k - £23k
Bonus
£175 - £2k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £2k
Total Pay
£15k - £23k

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Job Description for Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant Tasks
  • Issue purchase orders.
  • Confirm accuracy of orders.
  • Manage goods throughout the purchasing/receiving process.
  • Maintain accurate records related to purchases.

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

Skills in Purchasing, Microsoft Excel, Data Entry and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Assistant

An entry-level Purchasing Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £17,652 based on 63 salaries. An early career Purchasing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £18,152 based on 136 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £20,073 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £20,718 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Lincoln, England: Lincolnshire (3.0% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (17.7% less), Northampton, England: Northamptonshire (4.6% less) and Stoke-on-Trent, England: Staffordshire (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 257 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.5%
Early Career
52.9%
Mid Career
14.0%
Experienced
8.6%

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