The average hourly pay for a Purchasing Coordinator is $18.05.
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Job Description for Purchasing Coordinator
A purchasing coordinator is responsible for routine and impromptu purchases made by a company from its affiliated vendors. This includes the duties of preparing and processing purchase orders or purchase requests, keeping records of purchases, keeping vendor information up to date, providing training on related applications and policies, and preparing descriptions and bids when necessary. A purchasing coordinator facilitates the acquisition of company supplies and equipment and ensures that vita…Read more
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.
Job Satisfaction for Purchasing Coordinator
The top respondents for the job title Purchasing Coordinator are from the companies Cherokee Health Systems, Murata and Murata. Reported salaries are highest at Murata where the average pay is $23.58. Cherokee Health Systems pays the lowest at around $13.48.
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Skills in Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, 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 $16.65 based on 108 salaries. An early career Purchasing Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.34 based on 802 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 353 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.86 based on 286 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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Employees with Purchasing Coordinator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (20.1% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (11.4% less) and Miami, Florida (10.0% less).
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