The average salary for a Mid-Career Buyer in Calgary, Alberta is C$60,565 per year. A skill in Sourcing is associated with high pay for this job.

C$50,724 - C$80,802
C$51K
C$63K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$63,033
10%
50%
90%
C$26.51 - C$35.40
C$30
MEDIAN: C$30.00
50%
C$0C$88K
Salary C$50,724 - C$80,802
Bonus C$0.00 - C$24,658
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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$51,803 - C$88,388
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data C$0C$60
Hourly Rate C$30.00
Overtime C$40.15
Annual Data C$0C$88K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$24,658
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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$51,803 - C$88,388
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
5-9 years
86%
10-19 years
14%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Sourcing
▲7%

Negotiation
▲1%

National Average
C$65,000

Procurement
▼4%

Inventory Management
▼5%

Contract Negotiation
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 19%