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Acquisition Specialist Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$70,807 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,763

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Acquisition Specialist is $70,807 a year and $34 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for an Acquisition Specialist is between $52,945 and $85,648. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Acquisition Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Purchases merchandise or commodities for resale: inspects and grades or appraises agricultural commodities, durable goods, apparel, furniture, livestock, or other merchandise offered for sale to determine value and yield.
  • Selects and orders merchandise from showings by manufacturing representatives, growers, or other sellers, or purchases merchandise on open market for cash, basing selection on nature of clientele, or demand for specific commodity, merchandise, or other property, utilizing knowledge of various articles of commerce and experience as buyer.
  • Transports purchases or contacts carriers to arrange transportation of purchases.
  • Authorizes payment of invoices or return of merchandise.
  • May negotiate contracts for severance of agricultural or forestry products from land.
  • May conduct staff meetings with sales personnel to introduce new merchandise.
  • May price items for resale.
  • May be required to be licensed by state.
  • May be identified according to type of commodities, merchandise, or goods purchased.
Acquisition Specialist Job Prevalence in Rhode Island, United States

Job family: Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Job family population: 108,140

Estimated population of Acquisition Specialist jobs: 48,219

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$82,085
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Acquisition Specialist Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

Staffing Coordinator
Mar 18
Warwick, RI, USA
CareerStaff Unlimited
Bailey Griglio | Talent Acquisition Specialist | CareerStaff Unlimited 877-480-5115 | Bailey.Griglio@careerstaff.com www.careerstaff.com Company Description CareerStaff Unlimited (CSU) is a leader in ...
Maintenance Mechanic Technician
Mar 19
Warwick, RI, USA
GreenKiss Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Our professional staff of talent acquisition specialists located throughout the Rhode Island, Boston, New York & Texas area provides comprehensive staffing needs including: temporary, temporary to ...
Production Team Lead
Mar 6
Providence, RI, USA
GreenKiss Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Our professional staff of talent acquisition specialists located throughout the Rhode Island, Boston, New York & Texas area provides comprehensive staffing needs including: temporary, temporary to ...
Customer Support Specialist
Mar 20
Providence, RI, USA
Starburst Labs
Starburst Labs is looking for a Customer Support Specialist for Wealthbox, our web-and-mobile CRM software for financial advisors. You will be handling support requests by email via help-desk ...
Cyber Defense Specialist 2nd Shift Wednesday through Saturday
Jan 16
Riverside, United States
Citizens Bank
Description This 2nd shift opportunity is an individual contributor in the Cyber Defense (CD) Security Operations Center (SOC), responsible for performing security monitoring, intrusion analysis ...
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