What does a Purchasing Agent do?

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
21%
2 - 4
47%
5 - 7
6%
8+
26%

Common Skill Sets

Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent Communication
Excellent Organizational
SUPPLIERS
Powerpoint
Outlook
Negotiation
Written Communication

Purchasing Agent Seniority Levels

Buyer
55% made the transition
Procurement Agent
21% made the transition
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Purchasing Agent Salaries

Average Base Pay

$51,876 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$35K
Median: $52K
$77K
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