Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Mid-Career Senior Buyers pull down an average of $65K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Senior Buyers, total cash compensation can vary between $48K and $89K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $8K, respectively. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers (52 percent) survey respondents. For the most part, Mid-Career Senior Buyers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$48,919 - $85,555
(Median)
$49K
$65K
$86K
MEDIAN: $65,293
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50%
90%

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$17.74 - $32.91
(Median)
$18
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,919 - $85,555  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,949  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $7,647  
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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$48,148 - $89,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,104
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.74 - $32.91  
   
Overtime
$21.75 - $50.45  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,949  
   
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $7,647  
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).
)
$48,148 - $89,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,739

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Mid-Career Senior Buyers in search of higher pay head to America's three biggest cities. Perhaps not surprisingly, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago all offer salaries above the national rate. In Atlanta, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Portland (8 percent less) and Dallas (6 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Project Management
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Forecasting
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Contract Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Supplier Management
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Negotiation
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Supply Chain
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Procurement
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$66,000

Vendor Management
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Inventory Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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