Average Purchasing Coordinator Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$43,361
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$2,479
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The average salary for a Purchasing Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois is $43,361.
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$35k
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$43k
90%
$54k
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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.

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Coordinator

Skills in Inventory Management and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Vendor Management and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Coordinator

An early career Purchasing Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,132 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,600 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,500 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Purchasing Coordinator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (15.3% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
53.8%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
19.2%