Average Purchasing Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Purchasing Analyst is $52,028.
MEDIAN $52,028
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$39k - $71k
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$0 - $6k
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$36k - $70k

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Job Description for Purchasing Analyst

Purchasing Analyst Tasks
  • Analyze and document options for procurement of materials, goods, and services.
  • Maintain and update vendor database and contact information.
  • Analyze and report on purchasing metrics, creating standard and ad hoc reports.
  • Compare and evaluate goods and contracts to recommend strategies.

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Purchasing Analyst
Supply Chain Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Purchasing Analyst

Skills in Purchasing and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management, Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Analyst

An entry-level Purchasing Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,942 based on 33 salaries. An early career Purchasing Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,979 based on 252 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,985 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,447 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,555.
Employees with Purchasing Analyst in their job title in Ann Arbor, Michigan earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Irving, Texas (19.4% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (8.7% less).

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