Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Senior Buyers is around $65K annually. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Senior Buyers runs from $48K to $89K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Women Mid-Career Senior Buyers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Senior Buyers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,476 - $85,185
(Median)
$48K
$65K
$85K
MEDIAN: $64,773
10%
50%
90%

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$17.44 - $34.80
(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
$48,476 - $85,185  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,978  
Profit Sharing
$463.69 - $6,171  
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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$47,637 - $89,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 974
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.44 - $34.80  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $49.77  
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 - $9,978  
   
Profit Sharing
$463.69 - $6,171  
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).
)
$47,637 - $89,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Senior Buyers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Senior Buyers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+20 percent), Minneapolis (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and San Jose (+13 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, Valencia is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Portland and Phoenix (7 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Project Management
up arrow 10%

Forecasting
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 6%

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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Procurement
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Vendor Management
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Data Analysis
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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

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