Entry-Level Buyer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Entry-Level Buyer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $55,732 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Merchandising, Contract Negotiation, and Negotiation.

$36,241 - $75,250
$36K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,732
10%
50%
90%

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$14.91 - $18.50
$16
MEDIAN: $16.03
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,241 - $75,250  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$33,899 - $78,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.73  
Overtime
$30.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$33,899 - $78,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Merchandising
▲31%

Contract Negotiation
▲26%

Negotiation
▲14%

Data Analysis
▲9%

Inventory Control
▲7%

Vendor Management
▲6%

Procurement
▲6%

National Average
$55,000

Forecasting
▼4%

Inventory Management
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%
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