Buyer with Inventory Management Skills in Calgary Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Buyer with Inventory Management skills in Calgary, Alberta is C$54,854 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$46,540 - C$77,281
C$47K
C$54K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$54,422
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$46,540 - C$77,281
Bonus C$1,500
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$42,729 - C$75,333
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
C$56,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%