Average Mid-Career Purchasing Assistant with Data Entry Skills Hourly Pay

$16.22
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$1,200
Bonus
$983
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Purchasing Assistant with Data Entry skills is $16.22.
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$13.13
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$16.22
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$20.29
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MEDIAN $16.22
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $20
Bonus
$246 - $4,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $983
Total Pay
$28,241 - $50,019

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Job Description for Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant Tasks
  • Issue purchase orders.
  • Confirm accuracy of orders.
  • Manage goods throughout the purchasing/receiving process.
  • Maintain accurate records related to purchases.

Career Paths

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Purchasing Assistant
Purchasing Manager
Purchasing Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

Skills in Purchasing, Order Inventory, Microsoft Excel and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Assistant

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 $14.98 based on 55 salaries. An early career Purchasing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.36 based on 377 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.15 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 567 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
66.5%
Experienced
18.3%
Late Career
5.5%