For Buyers in Indianapolis, Ind., yearly average wages total $55K annually. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 68 percent of Buyers in Indianapolis are male. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,254 - $73,918
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$39K
$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $54,683
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,254 - $73,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,027  
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$35,626 - $77,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.62  
   
Overtime
$25.21  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,027  
   
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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$35,626 - $77,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
832,207
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $63K. Buyers in Indianapolis, Ind. bring in $63K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $54K.

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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 27%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 10%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 9%

Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Procurement
up arrow 1%

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Vendor Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Supply Chain
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%

Forecasting
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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