$50,975
Avg. Salary
$19.27
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,864

Bonus

$2,048

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Purchasing Specialist with Vendor Management skills is $19.27 per hour.

The average pay for a Purchasing Specialist with Vendor Management skills is $50,975 per year.

10%
$14.75
10%
$19.27
50%
$25.77
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90%
MEDIAN $19.27
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$35k
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$51k
50%
$77k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $50,975
$35,425 - $77,200
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MEDIAN: $50,975
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$0$77K
Salary $35,425 - $77,200
Bonus $98.19 - $6,205
Profit Sharing $964 - $4,146
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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$33,178 - $71,453
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $14.75 - $25.77
Overtime $18.53 - $36.81
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $98.19 - $6,205
Profit Sharing $964 - $4,146
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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$33,178 - $71,453
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

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
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 21%