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Purchasing Agent/Buyer Salary

How much does a Purchasing Agent/Buyer make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Purchasing Agent/Buyer

$67,109 (USD)/yr

$32 (USD)/hr

$2,309 (USD)/yr

$66,276 (USD)/yr

$32 (USD)/hr

$2,309 (USD)/yr

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.
The average purchasing agent/buyer salary in United States is $67,109 or an equivalent hourly rate of $32. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,309. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$48,268 (USD)

$82,677 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$77,798 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Purchasing Agent/Buyer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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