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Purchasing and Inventory Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

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

15,995 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Purchasing and Inventory in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 15,995 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Purchasing and Inventory jobs. 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 Associate13,355 SAR
Asset Protection Associate13,421 SAR
Asset Protection Specialist15,534 SAR
Assistant Buyer12,198 SAR
Buyer14,546 SAR
Capacity Planner15,547 SAR
Category Manager17,109 SAR
Channel Services Representative15,474 SAR
Contracts Manager17,963 SAR
Contracts Specialist16,409 SAR
Demand Planner13,769 SAR
Demand Planning Manager16,877 SAR
Distribution Assistant12,810 SAR
Distribution Manager22,240 SAR
Inventory Control Clerk11,023 SAR
Inventory Control Manager17,604 SAR
Inventory Management Associate14,474 SAR
Inventory Specialist14,788 SAR
Logistics Engineer12,636 SAR
Master Planner13,692 SAR
Material Handler9,995 SAR
Material Planning Specialist11,845 SAR
Merchandise Manager16,465 SAR
Procurement Administrator16,606 SAR
Procurement Agent15,906 SAR
Procurement Analyst16,429 SAR
Procurement Clerk12,160 SAR
Procurement Engineer14,191 SAR
Production Planner13,088 SAR
Project Buyer13,314 SAR
Purchaser14,525 SAR
Purchasing Assistant11,926 SAR
Purchasing Manager23,664 SAR
Purchasing Supervisor16,877 SAR
Shipping and Receiving Clerk11,152 SAR
Shipping Coordinator13,503 SAR
Stock Clerk9,650 SAR
Stock Regulator11,869 SAR
Storage Manager17,088 SAR
Store Keeper12,102 SAR
Stores and Logistics Coordinator14,091 SAR
Supply Chain Analyst17,438 SAR
Supply Chain Coordinator14,848 SAR
Supply Chain Development Manager19,772 SAR
Supply Chain Manager22,627 SAR
Supply Planner13,244 SAR
Warehouse Assistant8,144 SAR
Warehouse Clerk8,589 SAR
Warehouse Executive19,506 SAR
Warehouse Lead16,998 SAR
Warehouse Manager20,415 SAR
Warehouse Supervisor16,737 SAR
Wholesale Buyer14,694 SAR

Purchasing and Inventory Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Purchasing and Inventory

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Purchasing and Inventory salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 8,905 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 26,097 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,635 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 16,635 SAR while the other half are earning more than 16,635 SAR. 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.

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 11,493 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,493 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 23,075 SAR while 25% are earning more than 23,075 SAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

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 plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Purchasing and Inventory Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

How do Purchasing and Inventory salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Purchasing and Inventory
Average Salary 2016    =  
14,344 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
14,875 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
15,425 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
15,995 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Purchasing and Inventory salaries in Saudi Arabia are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Purchasing and Inventory Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

92 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Purchasing and Inventory is 92 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 92 SAR for every worked hour.


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

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working 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 annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Purchasing and Inventory VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Purchasing and Inventory and Purchasing and Inventory monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Purchasing and Inventory and All Jobs and we found that Purchasing and Inventory salaries are 5% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha15,178 SAR
Dammam15,735 SAR
Jeddah16,611 SAR
Khubar15,519 SAR
Mecca16,320 SAR
Medina16,028 SAR
Riyadh16,902 SAR
Tabuk14,545 SAR
Taif14,824 SAR
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