Browse Average Salary Ranges for Purchasing Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Purchasing? There are 115 jobs in Purchasing category. Average salaries can vary and range from $66,408 to $267,589. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from November 25, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitlePurchasing Agent Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$60,936  
30.02%
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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, replacemen More

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Ordering and Inventory Clerk
Purchasing Agent / Buyer
Purchasing Processing Agent
Job TitlePurchasing Agent / Buyer Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$60,940  
30.02%
Job Title, Experience, Education

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, replacemen More

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Purchasing Agent
Ordering and Inventory Clerk
Purchasing Processing Agent
Job TitlePurchasing Generalist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$54,993  
27.09%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and serv More

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Buyer I
Associate Buyer
Entry Buyer
Junior Buyer
Job TitlePurchasing Generalist II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$64,880  
31.96%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks More

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Buyer II
Intermediate Buyer
Job TitlePurchasing Generalist III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$80,600  
39.71%
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Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks More

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Buyer III
Senior Buyer
Job TitlePurchasing Generalist IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$102,200  
50.35%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks More

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Buyer IV
Specialist Buyer
Job TitlePurchasing Manager Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$115,598  
56.95%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Manages all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Evaluate More

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Supplier Relationship Manager
Procurement Manager
Job TitlePurchasing Processing Agent Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$60,990  
30.05%
Job Title, Experience, Education

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, replacemen More

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Purchasing Agent
Ordering and Inventory Clerk
Purchasing Agent / Buyer
Job TitlePurchasing Supervisor Experience3 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$87,386  
43.05%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Supervises the daily activities of the purchasing function. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for more complex purchase order. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing More

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Supplier Relationship Team Leader
Procurement Supervisor
Job TitleSenior Buyer Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$80,590  
39.70%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks More

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Alternate Job Titles:
Buyer III
Purchasing Generalist III

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