The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Assistant with Microsoft Office skills in Chicago, Illinois is $14.10.
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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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Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Purchasing, Data Entry, Order Inventory and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 56.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.4% more) and New York, New York (15.3% more).
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