On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just under a half) of final income for Buyers with Contract Negotiation skills. That final number averages out to $53K across the industry. Buyers with Contract Negotiation skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+36 percent), Chicago (+33 percent), New York (+23 percent), and Indianapolis (+22 percent). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,571 - $75,716
$40K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,254
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90%

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$14.72 - $27.06
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$27
MEDIAN: $19.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,571 - $75,716  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,721  
Profit Sharing
$45.00 - $5,500  
Commission
$25,000  
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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$37,364 - $77,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 987
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $27.06  
   
Overtime
$22.01 - $39.39  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,721  
   
Commission
$25,000  
Profit Sharing
$45.00 - $5,500  
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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$37,364 - $77,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, General Motors Corporation offers the most; Buyers with Contract Negotiation skills earn $80K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $51K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $56K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Buyers with Contract Negotiation skills make a median salary of $55K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,390

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Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$53,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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