Average Purchasing Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$39,930
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The average salary for a Purchasing Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $39,930.
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$39k
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$40k
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$43k
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MEDIAN $39,930
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Salary
$39k - $43k
Total Pay
$34k - $54k

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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 Inventory Control, Data Entry, Purchasing, Order Inventory and Inventory Management 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 $39,766 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,270 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (17.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
50.0%