An Assistant Buyer earns an average salary of C$37,395 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$30,281 - C$49,540
C$30K
C$38K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$38,238
10%
50%
90%
C$12.04 - C$25.91
C$12
C$17
C$26
MEDIAN: C$16.79
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$30,281 - C$49,540
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,100
Profit Sharing C$2,948
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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C$29,844 - C$50,573
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 143
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$12.04 - C$25.91
Overtime C$21.00
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,100
Profit Sharing C$2,948
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).
)
C$29,844 - C$50,573
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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 Pay By Employer

$0$80K

Zulily
45 profiles
$42,549

Ross Stores, Inc
14 profiles
$61,422

Nordstrom, Inc.
14 profiles
$66,351

Macy's, Inc.
14 profiles
$55,346

$66,671

$51,889

$50,359

$43,964

Belk, Inc.
6 profiles
$43,688

Common Career Paths for Assistant Buyer


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Assistant Buyer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,888

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

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Key Stats for Assistant Buyer

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Assistant Buyer Salaries

▲19%

▲6%

National Average
C$38,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Assistant Buyer Salaries

National Average
C$38,000

Data Analysis
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 22%