The average salary for a Buyer in San Jose, California is $60,074 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Inventory Management, Supply Chain, SAP Materials Management (SAP MM), Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), and Negotiation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$42,952 - $82,131
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$43K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,073
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$14.83 - $36.33
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$15
$27
$36
MEDIAN: $26.00
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,952 - $82,131  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,256  
Total Pay (?
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$32,921 - $80,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $36.33  
   
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,256  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,921 - $80,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,011,560
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Inventory Management
up arrow 20%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 18%

Supply Chain
up arrow 18%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 15%

Negotiation
up arrow 11%

Forecasting
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Procurement
up arrow 1%

Vendor Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Inventory Control
up arrow 2%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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