The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Purchasing Assistant in Portland, Oregon is $16.85.
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Job Description for Purchasing Assistant
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 w…Read more
Purchasing Assistant Tasks
- Issue purchase orders.
- Confirm accuracy of orders.
- Manage goods throughout the purchasing/receiving process.
- Maintain accurate records related to purchases.
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Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.9% less), Miami, Florida (13.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.2% less).