Buyer, Print Salary

Print Buyers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $58K per year, but may range from $41K to $78K per year. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,108 - $77,386
$43K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $57,652
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50%
90%

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$12.08 - $26.82
$12
$22
$27
MEDIAN: $22.11
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,108 - $77,386  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$40,933 - $77,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $26.82  
   
Overtime
$31.01  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$40,933 - $77,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Buyer, Print

  • Identify suppliers, select merchandise and negotiate bills of sale for a business.
  • Inspect deliveries for shipping errors, improper handling, or quality issues.
  • Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost.
  • Resolve billing and shipping problems and provide information to suppliers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer, Print

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $44K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Print Buyers make a median salary of $59K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $57K.

Key Stats for Buyer, Print

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
44%
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Experience Affects Buyer, Print Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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