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Buyer/Purchasing Agent Salary

$68,352 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$2,351

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent is $68,352 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent is between $49,162 and $84,208. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Procures materials or other goods and/or coordinates activities involved with purchasing products and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment.
  • Receives and reviews requisitions requesting goods or services.
  • Communicates with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
  • Expedites orders and requests as needed.
Buyer/Purchasing Agent Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Job family population: 407,410

Estimated population of Buyer/Purchasing Agent jobs: 36,508

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,239
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Buyer/Purchasing Agent Job Listings for United States

Buyer/Purchasing Agent
Nov 7
Woburn, MA, USA
Atlantic Plywood
Buyer/Purchasing Agent Atlantic Plywood Corporation is the leading wholesale supplier of quality hardwood plywood and panel products on the East Coast. We provide an unparalleled selection of plywood ...
Purchasing agent - technical buyer
Nov 20
Saukville, WI, USA
Insight Vision
Job Description The purchasing agent buyer will order, source and maintain the inventory and back stock of up the inspection cameras. This person will work under the guidance of management and the ...
Buyer/Purchasing Agent
Oct 17
San Francisco, CA, USA
Infotech Sourcing
Buyer/Purchasing Agent Duration: 3 Months (W2 Possible Conversion) Location: San Francisco, CA Responsibilities: The Buyer will own the creation, management and execution of end to end sales, gross ...
Purchasing Agent/ Jr Buyer
Oct 29
Riverside, CA, USA
Kinetic Personnel Group
Manufacturing company looking to immediately hire Purchasing Agent/ Jr. Buyer. Position Overview: Procure materials, supplies, and services in accordance with Eclipse policies and applicable Federal ...
Purchasing Agent
Nov 12
Dearborn, MI, USA
KLA Laboratories
The purchasing Agent analyzes current buying processes and develops and implements best methods for day to day buying operations. The Purchasing Agent functions as a first-line resource for customers

The average pay for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent is $68,352 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent is between $49,162 and $84,208. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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