The average pay for an Entry-Level Assistant Buyer is C$36,994 per year.

C$29,993 - C$47,690
C$30K
C$37K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$36,539
10%
50%
90%
C$11.53 - C$20.10
C$12
C$15
C$20
MEDIAN: C$14.87
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$29,993 - C$47,690
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,959
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$29,471 - C$47,988
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 117
Hourly Data C$0C$20
Hourly Rate C$11.53 - C$20.10
Overtime C$18.87
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,959
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$29,471 - C$47,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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: C$36,354

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

Key Stats for Assistant Buyer

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 22%