How much does a Purchasing Generalist I make in the United States? The average Purchasing Generalist I salary in the United States is $56,013 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $49,683 and $62,643. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Purchasing Generalist I qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being a Purchasing Generalist I may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Purchasing Generalist I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Purchasing Generalist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Purchasing Generalist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020

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