A Buyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $59,722 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning, Merchandising, Negotiation, Microsoft Excel, and Vendor Management.

$42,745 - $77,929
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$43K
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$78K
MEDIAN: $59,722
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,745 - $77,929  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$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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$35,123 - $83,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.28  
   
Overtime
$24.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $29,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$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).
)
$35,123 - $83,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 29%

Merchandising
up arrow 27%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

Vendor Management
up arrow 15%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 13%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$55,000

Forecasting
up arrow 2%

Procurement
up arrow 2%

Supply Chain
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 9%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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