How much does a Purchasing Agent make? The median annual Purchasing Agent salary is $58,762, as of May 30, 2018, with a range usually between $49,866-$69,268, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Purchasing Agent in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Purchasing Agent in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Purchasing Agent in the United States is $58,762, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Purchasing Agent in the United States are expected to make less than $58,762.
Source: HR Reported data as of May 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Purchasing Agent that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Purchasing Agent are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 2018
Prepares, Verifies, and Places purchase orders based on business requirement. Monitor a system to maintain inventory levels and availability. Resolves issues related to inventory return, replacement, and credit arrangement. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a 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. View full job description