A Buyer earns an average salary of R187,109 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

R90,699 - R402,061
R91K
R190K
R400K
MEDIAN: R187,109
10%
50%
90%

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R20.43 - R172.25
R20
R76
R170
MEDIAN: R76.13
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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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R0R150KR300KR450K
Salary
R90,699 - R402,061  
   
Bonus
R979 - R40,605  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R58,958  
Commission
R29,600  
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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R90,920 - R421,069  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 491
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R500R1KR1K
Hourly Rate
R20.43 - R172.25  
   
Overtime
R14.19 - R1,184  
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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R0R1MR2MR3M
Bonus
R979 - R40,605  
   
Commission
R29,600  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R58,958  
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).
)
R90,920 - R421,069  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R195,910

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Buyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Buyer?

Buyer in Johannesburg:
"Buyers Position."
Pros: You get to talk to a lot of different people internally and externally. You get to think outside the box and solve a lot of problems and get to know more about the product you buy for.
Cons: The pay that I am getting and unneecessary pressure.

Buyer in Durban:
"Love it."
Pros: Love my job, I cherish my job and love the people I work with. The part I enjoy is the rush of being a buyer, always busy and always on the move.
Cons: Nothing.

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Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

▲44%

▲20%

▲17%

National Average
R196,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

▲6%

National Average
R196,000

Supplier Management
▼7%

Purchasing
▼10%

Logistics
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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