$51,500
Avg. Salary
$21.26
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Purchasing Specialist with Inventory Control skills is $21.26 per hour.

The median Purchasing Specialist has a base pay of $51,500. Salaries generally range from $41k to $74k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Inventory Control.
$17.00
10%
$21.26
50%
$23.32
90%
MEDIAN $21.26
$41k
10%
$52k
50%
$74k
90%
MEDIAN $51,500
$41,333 - $74,189
$52K
MEDIAN: $51,500
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$17.00 - $23.32
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MEDIAN: $21.26
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$0$78K
Salary $51,500
Bonus $700
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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$31,634 - $78,212
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $21.26
Overtime $32.46
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $700
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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$31,634 - $78,212
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 15%