An Entry-Level Assistant Buyer earns an average salary of AU$50,320 per year.

AU$40,932 - AU$64,475
AU$41K
AU$50K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$50,265
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.37 - AU$29.14
AU$19
AU$25
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$24.53
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$64K
Salary AU$40,932 - AU$64,475
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,810
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
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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AU$41,270 - AU$64,489
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$19.37 - AU$29.14
Overtime AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$64K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,810
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
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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AU$41,270 - AU$64,489
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Assistant Buyer

An assistant buyer works closely with vendors, maintaining positive relationships while negotiating specs, pricing, and deadlines. They must be able to work independently and prioritize job duties, as well as prepare cost analyses and competitive retail strategies. They must be able to develop sales and profit margin plans, as well as maintain margin and determine turnover objectives.

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Assistant Buyer Tasks

  • Assist buyers and managers with writing purchase orders, buying merchandise, and managing inventory.
  • Research suppliers to determine which ones fit company pricing and quality objectives.
  • Advise retail outlets how to price products based on purchase price and market trends.

Assistant Buyer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,449

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

Key Stats for Assistant Buyer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Assistant Buyer Salaries


▲8%


National Average
AU$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%