With just under three-fifths of Print Buyers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $41K to $78K per year and averages out to $58K annually. Print Buyers largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,771 - $77,386
(Median)
$44K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $58,191
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90%

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$12.08 - $27.37
(Median)
$12
$24
$27
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,771 - $77,386  
   
Bonus
$1,125  
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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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$41,440 - $77,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $27.37  
   
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
$1,125  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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).
)
$41,440 - $77,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $47K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $60K. Print Buyers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Print Buyers report making only $57K on average.

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Experience Affects Buyer, Print Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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