Average Entry-Level Purchasing Assistant with Inventory Management Skills Hourly Pay

$15.43
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$1,100
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Purchasing Assistant with Inventory Management skills is $15.43.
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$11.02
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$15.43
90%
$19.94
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Bonus
$25 - $3,902
Total Pay
$24,110 - $42,985

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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 Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Data Entry, Microsoft Excel 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 $15.87 based on 219 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 390 survey responses.
Early Career
56.2%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
15.4%
Late Career
5.4%