The average salary for a Buyer in Portland, Oregon is $51,887 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis, Procurement, Forecasting, and Supply Chain. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$37,469 - $78,660
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MEDIAN: $51,886
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$15.41 - $24.02
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,469 - $78,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$36,419 - $83,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.41 - $24.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$23.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$36,419 - $83,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

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

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries



National Average
$47,000

Late-Career
up arrow 8%


Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 20%

Procurement
up arrow 15%

Forecasting
up arrow 12%

Supply Chain
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Logistics
up arrow 7%

Negotiation
up arrow 6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Vendor Management
0%

Inventory Management
0%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
0%

National Average
$47,000

Inventory Control
up arrow 5%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 10%

Order Inventory
up arrow 16%

Merchandising
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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