Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Mid-Career Senior Buyers take home approximately $68K annually on average. With some bonuses approaching $12K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $15K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Senior Buyers spread between $48K and $92K depending on individual performance. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Most Mid-Career Senior Buyers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,361 - $88,085
$49K
$68K
$88K
MEDIAN: $67,523
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50%
90%

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$17.21 - $33.00
$17
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $23.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,361 - $88,085  
   
Bonus
$492.44 - $12,027  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $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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$48,422 - $91,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 678
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.21 - $33.00  
   
Overtime
$22.15 - $48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$492.44 - $12,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $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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$48,422 - $91,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,716

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Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Senior Buyers, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Buyers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+26 percent), Auburn Hills (+26 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), and New York (+16 percent). The lowest-paying market is Valencia, which sits 22 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers pay around 17 percent less in Tulsa and 11 percent less in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Senior Buyer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%
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Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲5%

Contract Negotiation
▲4%


Contract Management
▲4%

Forecasting
▲4%

Negotiation
▲3%

▲1%

Data Analysis
▲1%

Sourcing
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

Inventory Management
▼1%

▼2%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Vendor Management
▼4%

Inventory Control
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 7%