A Buyer earns an average salary of R185,547 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

R83,568 - R386,162
R84K
R190K
R390K
MEDIAN: R185,547
10%
50%
90%

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R20.61 - R170.65
R21
R62
R170
MEDIAN: R61.58
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
R83,568 - R386,162  
   
Bonus
R400.00 - R40,514  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R58,466  
Commission
R5,000  
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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R83,861 - R402,254  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 480
National Hourly Rate 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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R0R210R420R630
Hourly Rate
R20.61 - R170.65  
   
Overtime
R13.57 - R618  
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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R0R500KR1MR1M
Bonus
R400.00 - R40,514  
   
Commission
R5,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R58,466  
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).
)
R83,861 - R402,254  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $166,000 based on 281 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $239,000 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $235,000 based on 101 salaries. A Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $300,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R193,196

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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
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

▲55%

▲24%

▲21%

National Average
R193,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
R193,000

Supplier Management
▼6%

Purchasing
▼9%

Logistics
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 51%