PURCHASING AGENT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$47,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$47,000
Median 50%
$77,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
IAP Worldwide Services
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a purchasing agent make?
As a Purchasing Agent in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $47,581 per year or $22.88 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $77,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000 per year. Professional companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Purchasing Agent jobs are Alaska, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Minnesota. The typical tenure for a Purchasing Agent is 4.3 years.
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Average Purchasing Agent Salary By Company

If you are a Purchasing Agent, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like IAP Worldwide Services or Google will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like FMC Technologies and Colonna's Shipyard report highly competitive salaries for Purchasing Agents.

Average Purchasing Agent Salary By Location

Across America, Purchasing Agents make on average $47,581 annually or $22.88 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Purchasing Agents at 58,114. Not only that, San Francisco, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $30,000. Alaska, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Minnesota are the states with the highest payscale for Purchasing Agents. Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, Montana, and Oregon have the lowest reported salaries for Purchasing Agents.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$58,114
2
Portage, IN
$56,391
3
Saint Paul, MN
$55,473
4
Ames, IA
$54,700
5
Columbus, OH
$54,012

Average Purchasing Agent Salary By Industry

Purchasing Agent salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Retail companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Purchasing Agents well. Manufacturing companies pay their Purchasing Agents the highest wages, averaging $49,287 per year. Retail companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $48,290 and $48,068, respectively. The types of companies that pay Purchasing Agents the least are in the Construction industry, where the average annual salary is $44,111.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$49,287
2
Retail
$48,290
3
Hospitality
$48,068
4
Professional
$48,012
5
Construction
$44,111

RECENTLY ADDED Purchasing Agent SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Jporleans
Purchasing Agent
10/31/2019
$50,000
Robert Half
Purchasing Agent
10/29/2019
$37,566
Purchasing Agent
10/29/2019
$51,440
Robert Half
Purchasing Agent
10/29/2019
$29,740
Robert Half
Purchasing Agent
10/29/2019
$29,740
Kelly Services
Purchasing Agent
10/28/2019
$58,436
Spherion
Purchasing Agent
10/28/2019
$35,479
Robert Half
Purchasing Agent
10/27/2019
$35,688
Purchasing Agent
10/27/2019
$41,965
Purchasing Agent
10/26/2019
$33,949
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