$43,985
Avg. Salary
$18.91
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Purchasing Specialist with Microsoft Office skills is $18.91 per hour.

The average pay for a Purchasing Specialist with Microsoft Office skills is $43,985 per year.

$15.14
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$18.91
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$26.52
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MEDIAN $18.91
$30k
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$81k
90%
MEDIAN $43,985
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$0$80K
Salary $29,955 - $80,537
Bonus $0.00 - $7,946
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,583 - $62,562
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $15.14 - $26.52
Overtime $1.52 - $58.00
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,946
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,583 - $62,562
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Purchasing Specialist

Purchasing specialists typically hold manager-level positions charged with making purchases necessary for their organization's operations. The day-to-day duties performed by these specialists vary depending on the needs of the company. However, generally, a purchasing specialist works in a service-oriented business and oversees the purchasing and inventory of operating supplies rather than retail goods. Hotels, restaurants, hospitals, and companies that repair, maintain, or conduct construction work typically have a purchasing specialist.

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Purchasing Specialist Tasks
  • Predict required packaging or resources according to customer requests and coordinate with vendors to obtain products.
  • Resolve billing issues and any conflicts between the company and the vendors.
  • Maintain working relationships with vendors, evaluate vendor contract terms, and negotiate prices.
  • Place, schedule, and follow-up on orders to ensure accuracy and timely delivery.

Purchasing Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Purchasing Specialist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%