Average Early-Career Purchasing Assistant with Data Entry Skills Hourly Pay

$15.36
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$997
Bonus
$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Purchasing Assistant with Data Entry skills is $15.36.
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$11.89
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$15.36
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$19.50
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90%
MEDIAN $15.36
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$153 - $2,732
Profit Sharing
$972 - $4,883
Total Pay
$25,294 - $44,946

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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.

Career Paths

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Purchasing Assistant
Purchasing Manager
Purchasing Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

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

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 $14.98 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.22 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.15 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.9% less), Houston, Texas (8.9% less) and Miami, Florida (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 333 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.5%
Mid Career
42.9%
Experienced
31.2%
Late Career
9.3%