Median pay for Mid-Career Wholesale and Retail Buyers lies in the neighborhood of $51K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Wholesale and Retail Buyers. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Wholesale and Retail Buyers (53 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a little over a half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,410 - $93,438
$38K
$51K
$93K
MEDIAN: $50,726
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90%

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$13.18 - $31.56
$13
$17
$32
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,410 - $93,438  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $34,521  
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
Commission
$11,000  
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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$30,946 - $75,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $31.56  
   
Overtime
$30.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$253.42 - $34,521  
   
Commission
$11,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
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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$30,946 - $75,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Merchandising
up arrow 4%

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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