Pay for Buyers with Purchasing skills sits in the ballpark of $50K annually. Women make up a slight majority of Buyers with Purchasing skills (57 percent) survey respondents. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,375 - $71,074
$33K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,771
10%
50%
90%

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$14.56 - $27.12
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.52
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,375 - $71,074  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
Profit Sharing
$550  
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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$32,328 - $67,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $27.12  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
Profit Sharing
$550  
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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$32,328 - $67,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $53K.

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
055
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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