Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Average Mid-Career Senior Buyers make around $65K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Senior Buyers, overall income ranges from $48K near the bottom to $89K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers (51 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$48,502 - $84,992

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$17.63 - $33.34

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,502 - $84,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,935  
Profit Sharing
$436.31 - $6,137  
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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$47,660 - $88,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 990
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.63 - $33.34  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $49.88  
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 - $9,935  
   
Profit Sharing
$436.31 - $6,137  
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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$47,660 - $88,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay Difference by Location


The three largest American cities — New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles — all offer salaries higher than the national average for Mid-Career Senior Buyers. In Valencia, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Portland and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Project Management
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Forecasting
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Contract Negotiation
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Contract Management
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Supply Chain
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Supplier Management
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Negotiation
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Procurement
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Data Analysis
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Vendor Management
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National Average
$65,000

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 165 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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