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Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Mid-Career Senior Buyers take home approximately $65K annually 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. 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. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers (50 percent) survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$48,046 - $86,020
(Median)
48K
55K
65K
75K
86K
MEDIAN: $64,729
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$17.56 - $34.42
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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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
$48,046 - $86,020  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,959  
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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$46,932 - $89,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 777
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
$17.56 - $34.42  
   
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 - $9,959  
   
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).
)
$46,932 - $89,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Pay Difference by Location


Mid-Career Senior Buyers will find that Warren offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 40 percent. Mid-Career Senior Buyers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Boston (+22 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+16 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Portland is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salaries

Forecasting
up arrow 13%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Contract Management
up arrow 7%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 7%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 6%

Negotiation
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Supplier Management
up arrow 3%

Supply Chain
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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

Microsoft Excel
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Inventory Management
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%