Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary (United States)

The average Senior Buyer earns approximately $64,780 annually. Total cash earnings range from $47,292 on the low end to $84,993 on the high end and can include bonus and profit sharing proceeds as high as $9,896 and $5,106, respectively. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn vision coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers (51 percent). The majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary (?
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$47,292 - $84,993
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MEDIAN: $64,306
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Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary (?
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$17.20 - $33.59
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,292 - $84,993  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,896  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,106  
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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$46,381 - $88,397  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 690
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.20 - $33.59  
   
Overtime
$19.23 - $49.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,896  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,106  
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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$46,381 - $88,397  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Pay Difference By Location

Warren
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New York
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Los Angeles
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San Jose
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San Diego
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Minneapolis
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Salt Lake City
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Charlotte
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National Average
$65,000
Phoenix
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Portland
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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Senior Buyers that is 42 percent greater than the national average, Warren offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Senior Buyers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+26 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and San Jose (+14 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, Portland is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salaries

Project Management
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Strategic Planning
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Contract Negotiation
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Contract Management
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Negotiation
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Supplier Management
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Supply Chain
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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Procurement
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$65,000
Vendor Management
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Inventory Management
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Microsoft Office
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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