The average pay for a Buyer in Mississauga, Ontario is C$51,474 per year. A skill in Contract Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$40,523 - C$68,920
C$41K
C$51K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$51,414
10%
50%
90%
C$18.88 - C$28.50
C$25
MEDIAN: C$25.00
50%
C$0C$68K
Salary C$40,523 - C$68,920
Bonus C$199 - C$9,863
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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$40,324 - C$68,619
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$25.00
Overtime C$33.57
Annual Data C$0C$68K
Bonus C$199 - C$9,863
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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$40,324 - C$68,619
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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

Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Buyer has a negative trend. An entry-level Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 14 salaries. A Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$52,000

Late-Career
▼15%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Contract Management
▲19%

Inventory Management
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$52,000

▼1%

Contract Negotiation
▼1%

Negotiation
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%