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Buyer, Print Salary

Print Buyers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with about three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $53K per year on average but can range from $37K to $77K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Print Buyers. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance.

$39,572 - $76,902
MEDIAN: $52,583

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$39,572 - $76,902  
$0.00 - $3,064  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $2,049  
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).
$37,469 - $76,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Job Description for Buyer, Print

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

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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 $43K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Print Buyers make a median salary of $57K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $53K.

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Experience Affects Buyer, Print Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


70 %
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%