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Purchaser Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$49,000
$37,000
$49,000
$65,000
Purchasers in the United States make an average salary of $49,712 per year or $23.9 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $66,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and retail companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out health care, automotive, and construction companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire provide the highest purchaser salaries.
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Map of Purchaser Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Purchasers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Purchaser Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a purchaser is roughly $49,712 per year, which boils down to $23.9 per hour. Interestingly enough, purchasers have the highest salaries in Allentown, PA at about $55,762 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Allentown, PA is $32,000. Additionally, purchasers make more than the average salary in San Francisco, CA, New York, NY, Redmond, WA, Eugene, OR, and Las Vegas, NV. On a more broad level, purchaser salaries are highest in Alaska, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, South Carolina, Alabama, and South Dakota offer the lowest purchaser salaries.

City
Average Salary
Allentown, PA
Allentown, PA
$55,762
$56k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$55,351
$55k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$53,849
$54k
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$52,644
$53k
Eugene, OR
Eugene, OR
$50,457
$50k
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
$50,420
$50k
Springfield, VA
Springfield, VA
$49,787
$50k
Memphis, TN
Memphis, TN
$47,979
$48k
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
$46,623
$47k
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
$45,906
$46k

High Paying Purchaser Jobs

Average Purchaser Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Sonoco and City of Rochester NY as they offer the highest salaries for purchasers.

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Purchaser Salary History

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    Average Purchaser Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, purchaser salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that health care, automotive, and construction companies tend to offer much higher salaries for purchasers. For example, purchasers make a whopping average salary of $56,054 while working for health care companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $55,078 at automotive companies and $50,797 at construction companies. But purchasers may want to avoid working in the finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $44,274.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $56,054
    $56k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $55,078
    $55k
    Construction
    Construction
    $50,797
    $51k
    Technology
    Technology
    $50,731
    $51k
    Retail
    Retail
    $50,708
    $51k
    Energy
    Energy
    $50,515
    $51k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $47,884
    $48k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $45,952
    $46k
    Finance
    Finance
    $44,274
    $44k

    Recently Added Purchaser Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Purchaser
    Purchaser
    Torrance, CA
    Torrance, CA
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/21/2020
    Purchaser
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    Maryland
    Maryland
    10/17/2020
    10/17/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    10/17/2020
    Purchaser
    Purchaser
    Eagan, MN
    Eagan, MN
    10/14/2020
    10/14/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    10/14/2020
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    Purchaser IV-Contracts and Procurement
    Purchaser IV-Contracts and Procurement
    Purchaser IV-Contracts and Procurement
    Huntsville, TX
    Huntsville, TX
    09/29/2020
    09/29/2020
    $41,525
    $41,525
    09/29/2020
    Purchaser
    Purchaser
    Covington, GA
    Covington, GA
    09/26/2020
    09/26/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    09/26/2020
    Purchaser-Costing-Direct
    Purchaser-Costing-Direct
    Belgrade, MT
    Belgrade, MT
    09/12/2020
    09/12/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    09/12/2020
    Purchaser
    Purchaser
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX
    08/22/2020
    08/22/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    08/22/2020
    Industrial Manufacturing Purchaser
    Industrial Manufacturing Purchaser
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    08/19/2020
    08/19/2020
    $63,445
    $63,445
    08/19/2020
    Purchaser
    Purchaser
    Lake Forest, IL
    Lake Forest, IL
    07/08/2020
    07/08/2020
    $42,000
    $42,000
    07/08/2020
    Purchaser
    Purchaser
    West Palm Beach, FL
    West Palm Beach, FL
    07/02/2020
    07/02/2020
    $50,000
    $50,000
    07/02/2020