The average Mid-Career Senior Buyer earns approximately $67K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Senior Buyers can bottom out near $49K or peak near $91K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers (54 percent) survey respondents. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$49,561 - $87,468
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $67,118
10%
50%
90%

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$17.27 - $34.92
(Median)
$17
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,561 - $87,468  
   
Bonus
$501 - $11,626  
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $10,480  
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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$49,022 - $91,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 708
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.27 - $34.92  
   
Overtime
$22.02 - $50.60  
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
$501 - $11,626  
   
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $10,480  
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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$49,022 - $91,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,622

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Mid-Career Senior Buyers will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 28 percent. Mid-Career Senior Buyers will also find cushy salaries in Auburn Hills (+26 percent), New York (+18 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and San Diego (+16 percent). Mid-Career Senior Buyers in Valencia make 21 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tulsa and Portland (17 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 9%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%

Supplier Management
up arrow 6%

Forecasting
up arrow 5%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Supply Chain
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Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Contract Management
up arrow 3%

Procurement
0%

Inventory Management
0%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
0%

National Average
$68,000

Sourcing
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Vendor Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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