Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Salary

The average pay for a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) is $50,038 per year.

$33,458 - $71,617
(Median)
$33K
$50K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,037
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$10.09 - $20.57
(Median)
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$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,458 - $71,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,195  
Profit Sharing
$153.19 - $9,787  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$27,382 - $72,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $20.57  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $31.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,195  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$153.19 - $9,787  
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).
)
$27,382 - $72,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)

Wholesale and retail buyers (except farm products) are responsible for ensuring their company purchases products that help improve sales and drive new traffic to the stores while maintaining their current customer base. They are responsible for developing merchandising guidelines that ensure optimal product turnover, margin, and customer satisfaction. Wholesale and retail buyers should ensure that relevant individuals in their organization have needed product knowledge. They are also responsible for analyzing sales information to determine what need to be purchased, as well as communicate the needs of the business to the management team on a regular basis. In all tasks, buyers must follow organizational rules and strategies. This is generally a full-time position that takes place in an office setting, and it generally requires occasional travel.

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Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Tasks

  • Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost.
  • Resolve billing and shipping problems and provide information to suppliers.
  • Identify suppliers, select merchandise and negotiate bills of sale for a business.
  • Inspect deliveries for shipping errors, improper handling, or quality issues.

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National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Salaries


National Average
$46,000

Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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