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Purchasing and Inventory Average Salaries in Pakistan 2020

How much money does a person working in Purchasing and Inventory make in Pakistan?


Average Monthly Salary
81,200 PKR
( 974,000 PKR yearly)

LOW
29,200
PKR
AVERAGE
81,200
PKR
HIGH
152,000
PKR

A person working in Purchasing and Inventory in Pakistan typically earns around 81,200 PKR per month. Salaries range from 29,200 PKR (lowest average) to 152,000 PKR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Purchasing and Inventory careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Asset Management Associate69,000 PKR
Asset Protection Associate67,500 PKR
Asset Protection Specialist76,100 PKR
Assistant Buyer62,800 PKR
Buyer108,000 PKR
Capacity Planner75,000 PKR
Category Manager82,500 PKR
Channel Services Representative74,900 PKR
Contracts Manager83,900 PKR
Contracts Specialist73,900 PKR
Demand Planner76,600 PKR
Demand Planning Manager88,900 PKR
Distribution Assistant65,400 PKR
Distribution Manager137,000 PKR
Inventory Control Clerk36,100 PKR
Inventory Control Manager97,700 PKR
Inventory Management Associate72,700 PKR
Inventory Specialist67,500 PKR
Logistics Engineer62,300 PKR
Master Planner67,900 PKR
Material Handler42,800 PKR
Material Planning Specialist58,200 PKR
Merchandise Manager86,200 PKR
Procurement Administrator83,100 PKR
Procurement Agent55,100 PKR
Procurement Analyst88,400 PKR
Procurement Clerk32,800 PKR
Procurement Engineer71,800 PKR
Production Planner77,800 PKR
Project Buyer87,700 PKR
Purchaser110,000 PKR
Purchasing Assistant40,200 PKR
Purchasing Manager141,000 PKR
Purchasing Supervisor96,600 PKR
Shipping and Receiving Clerk34,900 PKR
Shipping Coordinator70,900 PKR
Stock Clerk36,100 PKR
Stock Regulator41,700 PKR
Storage Manager85,900 PKR
Store Keeper35,100 PKR
Stores and Logistics Coordinator72,400 PKR
Supply Chain Analyst105,000 PKR
Supply Chain Coordinator74,300 PKR
Supply Chain Development Manager133,000 PKR
Supply Chain Manager149,000 PKR
Supply Planner66,800 PKR
Warehouse Assistant27,600 PKR
Warehouse Clerk29,200 PKR
Warehouse Executive123,000 PKR
Warehouse Lead79,800 PKR
Warehouse Manager131,000 PKR
Warehouse Supervisor85,700 PKR
Wholesale Buyer113,000 PKR

Purchasing and Inventory Jobs Salary Distribution in Pakistan

Median and salary distribution monthly Pakistan Purchasing and Inventory
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Purchasing and Inventory salaries in Pakistan range from 29,200 PKR per month (minimum average salary) to 152,000 PKR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 87,700 PKR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 87,700 PKR while the other half are earning more than 87,700 PKR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 52,600 PKR while 75% of them are earning more than 52,600 PKR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 129,000 PKR while 25% are earning more than 129,000 PKR.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Pakistan costs anywhere from 409,000 Pakistan Rupee(s) to 1,230,000 Pakistan Rupee(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Purchasing and Inventory Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Pakistan Purchasing and Inventory
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Pakistan who work in Purchasing and Inventory earn 40% more than their female counterparts on average.

Female
67,600 PKR
Male+40%
94,800 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Pakistan for all Careers

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Purchasing and Inventory Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Pakistan

How much are annual salary increments in Pakistan for Purchasing and Inventory professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Purchasing and Inventory

Purchasing and Inventory professionals in Pakistan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 19 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Pakistan Purchasing and Inventory
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Pakistan / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Pakistan is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Pakistan for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Purchasing and Inventory Bonus and Incentive Rates in Pakistan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Pakistan Purchasing and Inventory
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Purchasing and Inventory is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

47% of surveyed staff in Purchasing and Inventory reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 53% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
53%
No Bonus
47%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Pakistan earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
76,200 PKR
Public Sector+12%
85,400 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Purchasing and Inventory Hourly Average Wage in Pakistan


470 PKR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Pakistan is 470 PKR. This means that the average person in Pakistan earns approximately 470 PKR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Purchasing and Inventory VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Purchasing and Inventory and Purchasing and Inventory monthly Pakistan
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The average salary for Purchasing and Inventory is 1% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bahawalpur72,900 PKR
Faisalabad84,700 PKR
Gujranwala81,900 PKR
Hyderabad77,100 PKR
Islamabad75,900 PKR
Karachi87,700 PKR
Lahore86,200 PKR
Multan78,600 PKR
Peshawar80,400 PKR
Quetta74,200 PKR
Rawalpindi83,300 PKR
Sargodha71,200 PKR
Sialkot69,700 PKR
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