Entry-Level Senior Buyer Salary

The average Entry-Level Senior Buyer earns approximately $59K annually. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Senior Buyers range from $40K on the low end to $81K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $5K, respectively. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Senior Buyers making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,655 - $79,494
(Median)
$44K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $59,222
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50%
90%

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$12.98 - $30.51
(Median)
$13
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,655 - $79,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,658  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,087  
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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$39,976 - $80,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 515
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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $30.51  
   
Overtime
$20.56 - $47.86  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,658  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,087  
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).
)
$39,976 - $80,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Buyer Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 8%

Project Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Forecasting
up arrow 5%

Supplier Management
up arrow 4%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 4%

Supply Chain
up arrow 3%

Procurement
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Vendor Management
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$59,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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