The average salary for a Buyer in Chicago, Illinois is $55,895 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Logistics, Microsoft Office, Contract Negotiation, Vendor Management, and Merchandising. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$39,526 - $76,753
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,895
10%
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90%

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$14.48 - $21.75
(Median)
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$17
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MEDIAN: $16.00
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,526 - $76,753  
   
Bonus
$507 - $20,203  
Profit Sharing
$4,880  
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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$35,850 - $81,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.73  
Overtime
$36.59  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$507 - $20,203  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,880  
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).
)
$35,850 - $81,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries


National Average
$56,000



Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Logistics
up arrow 31%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 25%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 17%

Vendor Management
up arrow 12%


Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Merchandising
up arrow 11%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 9%

Supply Chain
up arrow 4%

Forecasting
up arrow 2%

Procurement
0%

National Average
$56,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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