Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Mid-Career Senior Buyers pull down an average of $68K per year. Overall cash earnings for Mid-Career Senior Buyers stretch from $49K on the lower end to $92K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,452 - $88,663
$49K
$68K
$89K
MEDIAN: $68,065
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$17.24 - $31.99
$17
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $24.76
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$0$91K
Salary $49,452 - $88,663
Bonus $507 - $10,385
Profit Sharing $152.05 - $14,795
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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$48,675 - $91,723
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 691
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $17.24 - $31.99
Overtime $21.97 - $46.15
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $507 - $10,385
Profit Sharing $152.05 - $14,795
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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$48,675 - $91,723
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,865

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Mid-Career Senior Buyers in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Senior Buyers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+26 percent), Auburn Hills (+26 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Valencia Mid-Career Senior Buyers earning much less — 22 percent less — than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tulsa (17 percent lower) and Portland (11 percent lower).

Key Stats for Senior Buyer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.
5-9 years
68%
10-19 years
32%
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Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲5%

Contract Negotiation
▲4%


Contract Management
▲4%

Forecasting
▲4%

Negotiation
▲2%

Data Analysis
▲1%

Sourcing
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$68,000

Inventory Management
▼1%

▼2%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Vendor Management
▼4%

Inventory Control
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%
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