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Purchasing and Inventory Average Salaries in Canada 2018

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

4,755 CAD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Purchasing and Inventory in Canada typically earns around 4,755 CAD 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
Buyer4,634 CAD
Capacity Planner3,000 CAD
Channel Services Representative3,083 CAD
Contract Specialist6,594 CAD
Inventory Control Clerk3,042 CAD
Inventory Control Manager4,687 CAD
Procurement Analyst2,000 CAD
Purchaser6,167 CAD
Purchasing Assistant3,383 CAD
Purchasing Manager5,294 CAD
Senior Buyer3,450 CAD
Supply Chain Analyst5,833 CAD
Supply Chain Manager7,311 CAD
Warehouse Manager4,429 CAD
Warehouse Supervisor4,542 CAD

Purchasing and Inventory Jobs Salary Distribution in Canada

25% of people earn
3,333 CAD
or less
50% of people earn
4,333 CAD
or less
75% of people earn
5,417 CAD
or less
Minimum
1,658 CAD
Median
4,333 CAD
Maximum
14,583 CAD

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Purchasing and Inventory salaries in Canada range between 1,658 CAD per month (minimum salary) to 14,583 CAD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 4,333 CAD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 4,333 CAD while the other half are earning more than 4,333 CAD. 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 3,333 CAD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,333 CAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 5,417 CAD while 25% are earning more than 5,417 CAD.

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 Canada

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

2015201620172018
Average Salary 2015    =  
4,377 CAD
Average Salary 2016    +3%  
4,500 CAD
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
4,626 CAD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
4,755 CAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Purchasing and Inventory salaries in Canada are rising in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 3% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Purchasing and Inventory Hourly Average Wage in Canada

24 CAD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Canada for Purchasing and Inventory is 24 CAD. This means that the average person in Canada earns approximatly 24 CAD 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.

Salary Comparison of Purchasing and Inventory Jobs in Canada

4,755 CAD
5,597 CAD
Average Salary
Purchasing and Inventory
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Canada salaries for Purchasing and Inventory and All Jobs and we found that Purchasing and Inventory salaries are 15% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Calgary8,419 CAD
Edmonton4,417 CAD
Fredericton3,333 CAD
Grande Prairie3,360 CAD
Iqaluit4,900 CAD
Kitchener3,375 CAD
Mississauga4,613 CAD
Montreal5,589 CAD
Saskatoon5,205 CAD
Toronto4,653 CAD
Winnipeg3,488 CAD
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