Median pay for Mid-Career Senior Buyers lies in the neighborhood of $67K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Senior Buyers bottoms out near $49K and approaches $92K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $11K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Senior Buyers is high. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers (55 percent) survey respondents. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$49,401 - $87,981
$49K
$67K
$88K
MEDIAN: $67,288
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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 (?
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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,401 - $87,981  
   
Bonus
$487.67 - $11,011  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,544  
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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$48,559 - $91,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 715
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 (?
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
$487.67 - $11,011  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,544  
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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$48,559 - $91,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,605

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For Mid-Career Senior Buyers, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Senior Buyers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Auburn Hills (+26 percent), Chicago (+26 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Mid-Career Senior Buyers in Valencia take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tulsa (17 percent less) and Portland (10 percent less).

Key Stats for Senior Buyer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
066
5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%
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Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

Supplier Management
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Strategic Planning
up arrow 5%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Contract Management
up arrow 4%

Forecasting
up arrow 3%

Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Supply Chain
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

Sourcing
0%

National Average
$68,000


Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 2%

Vendor Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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