Entry-Level Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) is $45,369 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation and Sourcing.

$35,053 - $62,724
$35K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,327
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50%
90%

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$13.66 - $23.07
$14
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.84
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$0$62K
Salary $35,053 - $62,724
Bonus $0.00 - $5,008
Profit Sharing $485.81 - $12,605
Commission $5,373
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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$30,392 - $58,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 343
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.66 - $23.07
Overtime $18.88 - $35.51
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,008
Commission $5,373
Profit Sharing $485.81 - $12,605
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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$30,392 - $58,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 255

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,687

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

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

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Detroit:
"To not make this a career."
Work hard and remember its for the children.

Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Birmingham:
"All Around Person."
Flexible, hardworking, people person, driven, focused, multi-tasking, good listener and understanding, good communication skills.

Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Denver:
"Excellent Place To Work And Develop Skills."
Set your priorities, establish communication with users. Listen for opportunities which would work well in the system.

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
18%

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

Contract Negotiation
▲13%

Sourcing
▲13%

Data Analysis
▲6%

Procurement
▲4%

Negotiation
▲3%

Vendor Management
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Inventory Management
▼1%

▼2%


Inventory Control
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Order Inventory
▼11%

Pricing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%