Associate Buyer Salary

The average pay for an Associate Buyer is $51,766 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$36,241 - $69,943
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,766
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.91 - $28.68
(Median)
$14
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,241 - $69,943  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,904  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $6,787  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$34,071 - $72,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 464
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $28.68  
   
Overtime
$0.51 - $39.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $6,787  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$34,071 - $72,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Associate Buyer

An associate buyer is part of the supply chain and logistics department. Their primary responsibility is to purchase a large variety of products and services for the organization, achieving the highest quality at the lowest pricing. An associate buyer is responsible for negotiating deals with suppliers, as well as identifying cost-reduction opportunities, communicating them to management, and working with suppliers to realize those savings. The day-to-day responsibilities of an associate buyer also include analyzing inventory levels and upcoming requirements, choosing suppliers, placing and confirming orders, expediting orders, and ensuring that all orders arrive in a timely manner. Additionally, associate buyers are responsible for resolving past-due invoices, correcting price discrepancies, and handling non-conforming materials and returns to suppliers. They may also be responsible for creating and tracking supplier and material performance metrics and reporting on these metrics monthly.

Read More...

Common Career Paths for Associate Buyer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Associate Buyer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Buyer

Popular Skills for Associate Buyer

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Buyer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,694

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Associate Buyer Salaries



National Average
$52,000


Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Associate Buyer Salaries


Product Development
up arrow 8%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 9%
ADVERTISEMENT