Average Purchasing Assistant with Purchasing Skills Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

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The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Assistant with Purchasing skills in Portland, Oregon is $17.22.
MEDIAN $17.22
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $19
Total Pay
$33,954 - $38,554

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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 Order Inventory and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Microsoft Excel.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (3.8% more) and New York, New York (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (11.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.8% less) and Houston, Texas (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.
Early Career