Average Purchasing Assistant Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$15.99
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,000
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $15.99.
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$11.74
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$15.99
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$18.30
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90%
MEDIAN $15.99
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $18
Bonus
$0 - $1,000
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$28,193 - $51,821

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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.

Purchasing Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Order Inventory, Microsoft Excel, Data Entry and Purchasing.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Assistant

An early career Purchasing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.63 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.16 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.29 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.2% more) and San Diego, California (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (8.5% less), Houston, Texas (7.8% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
51.4%
Mid Career
31.4%
Experienced
17.1%