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Junior Buyer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Junior Buyer is $40,508 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Junior Buyer Salary (?
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$29,978 - $54,380
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,508
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Junior Buyer Salary (?
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$12.20 - $20.38
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,978 - $54,380  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,955  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,411  
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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$28,097 - $51,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $20.38  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $29.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,411  
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).
)
$28,097 - $51,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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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
  • Advise retail outlets how to price products based on purchase price and market trends.
  • Research suppliers to determine which ones fit company pricing and quality objectives.
  • Assist buyers and managers with writing purchase orders, buying merchandise, and managing inventory.

Common Career Paths for Junior Buyer

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Pay by Experience Level for Junior Buyer

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 28%
San Diego
up arrow 14%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Dallas
up arrow 5%
Los Angeles
up arrow 2%
National Average
$39,000
Chicago
up arrow 1%
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Experience Affects Junior Buyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Junior Buyer Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$39,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Purchasing
up arrow 6%
Order Inventory
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%