$51,353
Avg. Salary
$18.35
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,440

Bonus

$1,939

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Purchasing Specialist with Negotiation skills is $18.35 per hour.

The average pay for a Purchasing Specialist with Negotiation skills is $51,353 per year.

10%
$14.51
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$18.35
50%
$24.74
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MEDIAN $18.35
10%
$37k
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$51k
50%
$78k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $51,353
$36,607 - $77,554
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$78K
MEDIAN: $51,353
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$0$77K
Salary $36,607 - $77,554
Bonus $0.00 - $8,081
Profit Sharing $679 - $4,122
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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$34,136 - $75,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 260
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $14.51 - $24.74
Overtime $17.33 - $36.89
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,081
Profit Sharing $679 - $4,122
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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$34,136 - $75,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 131

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

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Purchasing Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Purchasing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 94 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Purchasing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 51 salaries. A Purchasing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 26 salaries.

Key Stats for Purchasing Specialist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Purchasing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%