The average pay for a Buyer is AED 141,767 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

AED 51,607 - AED 253,195
AED 52K
AED 140K
AED 250K
MEDIAN: AED 141,767
10%
50%
90%
AED 0AED 271K
Salary AED 51,607 - AED 253,195
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 48,965
Profit Sharing AED 500
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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AED 54,362 - AED 271,508
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

Job Description for Buyer

Buyers, also known as purchasing agents, work in many different fields. Some common businesses that hire buyers are retail stores, grocery stores, car dealerships, and many others. Buyers work is both mentally and physically challenging. Not only do they have to have very extensive knowledge of the business, they also need to know what kind of products need to be bought. Aside from the mental aspect, buyers often have to physically travel to pick up the items they are buying. They usually work indoors although some types of buyers such as car dealerships would have cars outside in the lot to choose from. Buyers often work with public relations or sellers from other companies. Most buyers have a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Management, but some have a degree in their field such as Fashion, etc.

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Buyer Tasks

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

Buyer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 144,796

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

Buyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Buyer?

Buyer in Dubai:
"Engaging and Competitive."
Pros: Business trips. Great working environment. Family work culture. Multi racial environment. Minimal supervision.
Cons: Slow to react on market trends.

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Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

▲31%

▲12%

National Average
AED 145,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

National Average
AED 145,000

▼1%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 7%