Associate Buyer Salary

The average pay for an Associate Buyer is $50,950 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 noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$36,046 - $69,129

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$13.41 - $28.03

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,046 - $69,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,742  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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).
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$33,850 - $71,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 423
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $28.03  
   
Overtime
$0.51 - $38.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,742  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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).
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$33,850 - $71,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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.

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Experience Affects Associate Buyer Salaries



Late-Career
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National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Associate Buyer Salaries


Product Development
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Negotiation
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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