How much does a Purchasing Agent make in Rhode Island? The average Purchasing Agent salary in Rhode Island is $65,175 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $55,310 and $76,808. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Job Description for Purchasing Agent

Purchasing Agent prepares, verifies, and places purchase orders based on business requirements. Monitors a system to maintain inventory levels and availability. Being a Purchasing Agent resolves issues related to inventory returns, replacements, and credit arrangements. Typically requires a high school diploma. Additionally, Purchasing Agent typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Purchasing Agent works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Purchasing Agent typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coventry, RI Avg. Salary $65,361 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Cumberland, RI Avg. Salary $65,484 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location East Providence, RI Avg. Salary $65,484 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Narragansett, RI Avg. Salary $65,453 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Tiverton, RI Avg. Salary $65,113 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Westerly, RI Avg. Salary $66,062 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Woonsocket, RI Avg. Salary $65,422 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Adamsville, RI Avg. Salary $65,093 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Albion, RI Avg. Salary $65,484 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Ashaway, RI Avg. Salary $66,072 Date Updated July 27, 2020

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