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Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Mid-Career Senior Buyers take home approximately $65K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Mid-Career Senior Buyers varies from around $47K to approximately $89K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $6K, respectively. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Male Mid-Career Senior Buyers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,291 - $85,317
(Median)
$48K
$65K
$85K
MEDIAN: $64,619
10%
50%
90%

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$17.34 - $35.10
(Median)
$17
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,291 - $85,317  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,970  
Profit Sharing
$453.02 - $5,957  
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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$47,369 - $88,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 916
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.34 - $35.10  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $49.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$453.02 - $5,957  
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).
)
$47,369 - $88,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Senior Buyers, 23 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Buyers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+20 percent), Minneapolis (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Houston (+13 percent). Valencia is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Portland (8 percent lower) and Phoenix (3 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 11%

Forecasting
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 8%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 5%

Supplier Management
up arrow 4%

Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Supply Chain
up arrow 3%

Procurement
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Vendor Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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