Buyer, Print Salary

Print Buyers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with roughly three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $54K per year on average but can range from $38K to $77K per year. Women account for the majority of Print Buyers who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,414 - $76,902

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$42,414 - $76,902  
$0.00 - $3,548  
Profit Sharing
$1,210 - $2,136  
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).
$38,437 - $76,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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.

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $46K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $54K. Print Buyers see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Print Buyers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $55K.

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Experience Affects Buyer, Print Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


67 %
33 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%