Pharmacy Purchasing Agent Salary in the United States

How much does a Pharmacy Purchasing Agent make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Pharmacy Purchasing Agent in the United States is $22 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $21 and $25. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Liaisons between buyers and manufacturer's representatives to ensure that the organization purchases pharmaceuticals, supplies and equipment that meet quality standards while minimizing costs. Ensures adequate levels of drugs and supplies are available in the inpatient and outpatient pharmacies and that purchases do not exceed budget. Requires a high school diploma. Requires certification as a pharmacy technician and licensure from the State Board of Pharmacy. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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