Purchasing Agent Salary in the United States

How much does a Purchasing Agent make in the United States? The average Purchasing Agent salary in the United States is $60,120 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,023 and $70,853. Salary ranges 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

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Job Description

Prepares, verifies, and places purchase orders based on business requirements. Monitors a system to maintain inventory levels and availability. Resolves issues related to inventory returns, replacements, and credit arrangements. Typically requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. Works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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