Buyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Buyer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $55,742 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, Inventory Management, Forecasting, and Inventory Control.

$42,604 - $88,926
$43K
$56K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,742
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Salary
$42,604 - $88,926  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$41,637 - $90,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

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

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲52%

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$56,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Negotiation
▲16%

Contract Negotiation
▲14%

Forecasting
▲11%

Inventory Management
▲11%

Inventory Control
▲10%

Microsoft Office
▲7%

Vendor Management
▲5%

Data Analysis
▲2%

National Average
$56,000

Merchandising
▼1%

Procurement
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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