Junior Buyer Salary

The average salary for a Junior Buyer is $41,436 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
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$30,986 - $54,892
$31K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,436
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50%
90%

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$13.45 - $23.34
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.72
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,986 - $54,892  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,582  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$30,259 - $53,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $23.34  
   
Overtime
$18.17 - $33.50  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,582  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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).
)
$30,259 - $53,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Junior Buyer

Junior buyers are responsible for administrative and financial related tasks for their organization. They manage different aspects of supplier products, inspecting quality and arranging shipping costs. They also coordinate company purchases with other departments and authorize use of resources. Junior buyers must maintain accurate records of current and prospect suppliers and their performance, and so they need to possess strong data entry skills.

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Junior Buyer Tasks

  • Assist buyers and managers with writing purchase orders, buying merchandise, and managing inventory.
  • Research suppliers to determine which ones fit company pricing and quality objectives.
  • Advise retail outlets how to price products based on purchase price and market trends.

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Pay by Experience Level for Junior Buyer

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

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Key Stats for Junior Buyer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Junior Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Junior Buyer Salaries

Purchasing
▲9%

Data Analysis
▲4%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲2%

National Average
$40,000



Negotiation
▼10%

Order Inventory
▼22%

Data Entry
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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