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Average Purchaser Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$18.74
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The average hourly pay for a Purchaser in San Diego, California is $18.74.
10%
$14.19
MEDIAN
$18.74
90%
$29.59
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$14 - $30
Total Pay
$29,734 - $61,072
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What Do Purchasers Do?

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Purchaser. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Purchaser
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Purchasers?

Skills in Purchasing, Microsoft Office and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average.
Employees with Purchaser in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (17.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.6% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Early Career
100.0%