Purchasing Agent Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Purchasing Agent in United States

The average salary of a(n) Purchasing Agent in United States is $64,938.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Purchasing Agent in United States is $31.22.

The average bonus of a(n) Purchasing Agent in United States is $2,234.00.

Job Description:

Procures materials or other goods and/or coordinates activities involved with purchasing products and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment. Receives and reviews requisitions requesting goods or services. Communicates with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items. Expedites orders and requests as needed. Responsibilities are those of a professional level and excluded are paraprofessional buyers. Estimates values according to knowledge of market price. Determines method of procurement, such as direct purchase or bid. Prepares purchase orders or bid requests. Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority. Maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories. Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action. Keeps abreast of market trends, changes in business practices in the assigned markets, new or altered types of materials entering the market, etc. May work with manufacturers or persuade potential vendors to undertake the manufacturing of custom-designed items according to user's specific needs and specifications. May approve invoices for payment. May expedite delivery of goods to users. Less

Procures materials or other goods and/or coordinates activities involved with purchasing products and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment. Receives and reviews requisitions requesting goods or services. Communicates with vendors to obtain product... More

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Purchasing Agent - Jersey City, NJ

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Purchasing Agent - Cincinnati, OH

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Purchasing Agent - Los Angeles, CA

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Potential candidate will be working closely with the Purchasing Manager, fellow purchasers, as well as other members of the Solutionz team....

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Purchasing Agent - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

City of Sunny Isles Beach

The Purchasing Agent oversees and manages the overall procurement program for the City, in accordance with City policies and applicable laws....

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State Purchasing Manager/PURCHASING AGENT VI - Denver, CO

Colorado Department of Human Services

Government purchasing and contracting experience. Manage the State Purchasing & Contract Office's (SPCO) oversight of delegated state agencies and Institutions...

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