Purchasing Agent Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Purchasing Agent?

We have 199 Purchasing Agent jobs nationwide. The average Purchasing Agent salary is $45,000 annually, -$16K (30%) less than the average national salary. Statistically, Purchasing Agents are very happy with their career.

$45,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (234 reviews)

3.6 out of 5 stars
  • "I enjoy being a Purchasing Agent because it offers an opportunity to be educated every day. Purchasing affects every department in a company and every supplier they have. They can mean the difference between profitability and loss and have the opportunity and responsibility to make that difference meaningful. This gives an opportunity to take personal pride and gain a sense of achievement in everything you do."

  • "I love being in supply chain field because it is challenging and I love dealing with different vendors for parts, materials and commodities and services. There is nothing I hate about being purchasing agent."

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