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Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

An average Mid-Career Senior Buyer can expect to take home roughly $65K per year. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Senior Buyers range from $47K on the low end to $89K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $6K, respectively. Men make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Women Mid-Career Senior Buyers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of Mid-Career Senior Buyers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,359 - $85,182
(Median)
$48K
$65K
$85K
MEDIAN: $64,636
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
$48,359 - $85,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,917  
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).
)
$47,466 - $88,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 887
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 - $9,917  
   
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).
)
$47,466 - $88,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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 41 percent. Mid-Career Senior Buyers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), Minneapolis (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Valencia. Workers in Portland and Phoenix earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 12%

Forecasting
up arrow 10%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 5%

Supplier Management
up arrow 4%

Supply Chain
up arrow 4%

Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Procurement
up arrow 2%

Vendor Management
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%