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Purchasing Assistant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,475 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purchasing Assistant is $45,475 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Purchasing Assistant is between $33,864 and $55,146. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Purchasing Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Types and performs other clerical duties related to the business of purchasing.
  • Edits purchase requests and prepares purchase orders.
  • Keeps files and records of materials, prices, inventories, and deliveries.
Purchasing Assistant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Procurement Clerks

Job family population: 70,510

Estimated population of Purchasing Assistant jobs: 21,756

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Purchasing Assistant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Purchasing Coordinator
Apr 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Ability to review Banquet Event Orders and identify products relevant to the Purchasing Department. * Assist with completion of payroll forms for union employees. * Prioritize Banquet Event Order ...
Purchasing Assistant
Jun 24
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
CRS Group
Purchasing Assistant Duration: 6+ month contract Location: Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Rate: $16/hr Job Description: This role is responsible for working with our various partners reconciling purchase ...
Purchasing/Production Assistant
Jun 5
Woodstock, IL, USA
Innoquest Inc.
... Purchasing/Production Assistant. This position will report to our Director of Manufacturing Primary Job Responsibilities: · Generate purchase orders accurately on a timely basis for production ...
Purchasing Assistant (Entry level)
Jun 12
Melrose Park, IL, USA
Away Staffing Services
A medical equipment manufacturer located in the Melrose Park area, seeks a Purchasing Agent/Assistant. The ideal candidate will have previous experience purchasing raw material and managing inventory ...
Purchasing Assistant
Jun 18
Elgin, IL, USA
blueStone Staffing Solutions
Are you early in your Purchasing career and ready to settle down roots? My client, a leader in the Electrical industry, is looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team in Elgin, IL. This is ...
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