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

$16.71
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Purchasing Assistant with Inventory Management skills is $16.71.
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$14.05
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$16.71
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$21.10
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90%
MEDIAN $16.71
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $21
Total Pay
$30,123 - $51,748

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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 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 34 salaries. An early career Purchasing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.84 based on 219 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 334 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
65.6%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
6.3%