The average salary for a Purchasing Coordinator in Los Angeles, California is $46,800.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Purchasing Coordinator
Skills in Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management, Vendor Relations and Order Inventory.
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 $46,000 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,663 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Purchasing Coordinator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (9.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less) and Houston, Texas (1.1% less).
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