Buyer with Purchasing Skills Salary

Buyers with Purchasing skills pull down an average of $50K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Buyers with Purchasing skills (57 percent) survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,166 - $71,475
$34K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,433
10%
50%
90%

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$14.53 - $27.22
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.64
10%
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
$34,166 - $71,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$509  
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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$32,623 - $68,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.53 - $27.22  
   
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 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$509  
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).
)
$32,623 - $68,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

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


For many Buyers with Purchasing skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $44K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $48K on average. Buyers with Purchasing skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $48K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Buyers with Purchasing skills with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $53K.

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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