Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Assistant is $16.45
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Assistants?
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 $15.35 based on 107 salaries. An early career Purchasing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.94 based on 612 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Purchasing Assistants Do?
An purchasing assistant helps to purchase products for their company to use or sell. They must be aware of stock and inventory at all times, as well as general sales and revenue trends (such as what is selling well or poorly). A purchasing assistant may be in charge of choosing which products to stock in inventory, as well as forming relationships with distributors and manufacturers.
It is important for the purchasing assistant to maintain a positive demeanor, as the ability to cooperate and …Read more