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Entry-Level Senior Buyer Salary

The average Entry-Level Senior Buyer earns approximately $59K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Senior Buyers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $40K and $81K. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Senior Buyers making up 54 percent of survey respondents. For the most part, Entry-Level Senior Buyers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,789 - $79,542
(Median)
$44K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,174
10%
50%
90%

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$13.33 - $30.29
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,789 - $79,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,752  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,128  
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).
)
$40,233 - $81,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 466
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
$13.33 - $30.29  
   
Overtime
$20.41 - $48.03  
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 - $6,752  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,128  
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).
)
$40,233 - $81,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Buyer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Contract Management
up arrow 7%

Negotiation
up arrow 6%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Supplier Management
up arrow 5%

Forecasting
up arrow 5%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 4%

Supply Chain
up arrow 2%

Procurement
up arrow 1%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$59,000

Vendor Management
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%