Average Buyer Salary in Canada

C$53,812
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,683
Bonus
C$12,000
Commission
C$1,926
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Buyer in Canada is C$53,812.
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C$41k
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C$54k
50%
C$74k
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90%
MEDIAN C$53,812
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Salary
C$41k - C$74k
Bonus
C$148 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$395 - C$5k
Commission
C$0 - C$12k
Total Pay
C$40k - C$77k

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Job Description for Buyer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Buyer

The top respondents for the job title Buyer are from the companies Massiv Die Form, ALDO Groupe and Linamar Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Massiv Die Form where the average pay is C$57,515. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ALDO Groupe, earning around C$51,519. Linamar Corporation pays the lowest at around C$45,509. A. R. Thomson Group also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$48,000.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Buyer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Buyer
Senior Buyer
Category Manager
Purchasing Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Buyer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Buyer

Skills in Procurement, Negotiation, Sourcing and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

An entry-level Buyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$46,937 based on 39 salaries. An early career Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,532 based on 539 salaries. A mid-career Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,846 based on 458 salaries. An experienced Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,718 based on 404 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$60,841.
Employees with Buyer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (3.4% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.7% less), Montréal, Québec (4.1% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,583 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
34.0%
Mid Career
28.9%
Experienced
25.5%
Late Career
9.0%