Average Early-Career Purchasing Assistant with Inventory Management Skills Hourly Pay

$15.91
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$1,513
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Purchasing Assistant with Inventory Management skills is $15.91.
10%
$12.30
MEDIAN
$15.91
90%
$19.61
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$101 - $5,068
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$26,675 - $44,912

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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 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 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 $15.43 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.71 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.37 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (11.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 207 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.4%
Mid Career
43.5%
Experienced
29.0%
Late Career
10.1%