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

$51,119
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$74k

The average salary for a Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) is $51,119

Base Salary
$39k - $74k
Bonus
$308 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$492 - $7k
Commission
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$34k - $68k
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What Do Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)s Do?

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

3.8 out of 5
(337)
Highly Satisfied
21Reviews
Based on 337 responses, the job of Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products)s are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
53.2%
Male
46.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 911 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

83%

Dental

72%

Vision

61%

None

16%