Average Purchasing Coordinator Salary

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The average salary for a Purchasing Coordinator is $44,277.
MEDIAN $44,277
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$34k - $60k
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$31k - $57k

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Job Description for Purchasing Coordinator

Purchasing Coordinator Tasks
  • Coordinating and managing all activities during the purchasing process, such as creating purchase orders, monitoring transportation and invoice creation and follow-through.
  • Analyze and monitor internal, economic, and consumer trends to forecast sales and inventory.
  • Authorize payments, returns of merchandise, and pricing.
  • Organize and locate inventory in databases and online systems.

Popular Employer Salaries for Purchasing Coordinator

The top respondents for the job title Purchasing Coordinator are from the companies Locke Liddell & Sapp.Reported salaries are highest at Locke Liddell & Sapp where the average pay is $56,548. Locke Liddell & Sapp pays the lowest at around $56,548.

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Coordinator

Skills in Microsoft Excel and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Inventory Management and Vendor Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Coordinator

An entry-level Purchasing Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,701 based on 108 salaries. An early career Purchasing Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,149 based on 805 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,680 based on 351 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,367 based on 301 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49,318.
Employees with Purchasing Coordinator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (7.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (2.0% less).

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