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Average Senior Buyer Salary in Canada

C$68,539
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,838
Bonus
C$7,000
Commission
C$2,948
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Buyer in Canada is C$68,539.
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CA$52k
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CA$69k
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CA$89k
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C$52k - C$89k
Bonus
C$989 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$986 - C$10k
Commission
C$0 - C$7k
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C$51k - C$92k
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What Do Senior Buyers Do?

Senior 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.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Buyer

4 out of 5
(57)
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Buyers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Buyers?

An early career Senior Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$64,784 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Senior Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,734 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Senior Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,146 based on 158 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$70,940.
Employees with Senior Buyer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (3.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kitchener, Ontario (13.9% less), Toronto, Ontario (4.0% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 417 survey responses.
Early Career
8.4%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
37.9%
Late Career
29.7%

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