Average Purchasing Assistant with Microsoft Office Skills Hourly Pay

$16.00
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,483
Bonus
$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Assistant with Microsoft Office skills is $16.00.
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$12.00
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$16.00
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$20.80
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MEDIAN $16.00
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Bonus
$300 - $4,250
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,000
Total Pay
$26,474 - $49,306

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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.

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

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

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 $15.00 based on 112 salaries. An early career Purchasing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.58 based on 261 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.22 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.40 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in Nashville, Tennessee earn an average of 5.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (3.5% more) and New York, New York (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.5% less), Houston, Texas (12.5% less) and Miami, Florida (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 605 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.5%
Early Career
43.1%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
3.5%