Average Purchasing Assistant Salary in Austin, Texas

$43,746
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The average salary for a Purchasing Assistant in Austin, Texas is $43,746.
25%
$31k
25%
$44k
50%
$46k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $43,746
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Salary
$31k - $46k
Total Pay
$25k - $73k

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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%)

Purchasing Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

Skills in Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $37,500 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 3.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (24.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (17.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
50.0%