The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Assistant with Accounts Payable skills is $15.66.
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Job Description for Purchasing Assistant
An purchasing assistant helps to purchase products for their company to use or sell. They must be aware of stock and inventory at all times, as well as general sales and revenue trends (such as what is selling well or poorly). A purchasing assistant may be in charge of choosing which products to stock in inventory, as well as forming relationships with distributors and manufacturers. It is important for the purchasing assistant to maintain a positive demeanor, as the ability to cooperate and w…Read more
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
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Purchasing, Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, Order Inventory and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $15.07 based on 91 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.52 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.65 based on 13 salaries.
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