The average pay for a Buyer in Kitchener, Ontario is C$48,500 per year. A skill in Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.

C$33,318 - C$64,564
C$33K
C$49K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$48,522
10%
50%
90%
C$17.55 - C$24.79
C$18
MEDIAN: C$18.31
50%
C$0C$64K
Salary C$33,318 - C$64,564
Bonus C$2,400
Profit Sharing C$250
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$34,620 - C$56,257
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$18.31
Overtime C$27.00
Annual Data C$0C$56K
Bonus C$2,400
Profit Sharing C$250
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$34,620 - C$56,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
19%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Negotiation
▲15%

Inventory Management
▲8%

Sourcing
▲6%

National Average
C$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 8%