A Buyer earns an average salary of R186,064 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Logistics is associated with high pay for this job.

R86,458 - R393,510
(Median)
R86K
R190K
R390K
MEDIAN: R186,063
10%
50%
90%

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R20.43 - R172.25
(Median)
R20
R60
R170
MEDIAN: R60
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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R0R140KR280KR420K
Salary
R86,458 - R393,510  
   
Bonus
R1,788 - R40,425  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R58,175  
Commission
R17,300  
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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R88,011 - R414,835  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 517
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R500R1KR1.5K
Hourly Rate
R20.43 - R172.25  
   
Overtime
R14.30 - R1,174  
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
R1,788 - R40,425  
   
Commission
R17,300  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R58,175  
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).
)
R88,011 - R414,835  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | 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: R193,899

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Buyer Reviews

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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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries




National Average
R194,000


Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Logistics
up arrow 26%




National Average
R194,000

Supplier Management
up arrow 6%

Purchasing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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