C$67,354
Avg. Salary
C$26.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$3,931

Bonus

C$2,349

Profit Sharing

C$7,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Buyer is C$26.31 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Buyer is C$67,354 per year.

C$19.49
10%
C$26.31
50%
C$42.63
90%
MEDIAN C$26.31
C$51k
10%
C$67k
50%
C$92k
90%
MEDIAN C$67,354
C$51,272 - C$91,820
C$51K
C$67K
C$92K
MEDIAN: C$67,354
10%
50%
90%
C$19.49 - C$42.63
C$19
C$26
C$43
MEDIAN: C$26.31
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$95K
Salary C$51,272 - C$91,820
Bonus C$783 - C$10,070
Profit Sharing C$705 - C$10,137
Commission C$7,000
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).
)
C$50,682 - C$95,755
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 415
Hourly Data C$0C$63
Hourly Rate C$19.49 - C$42.63
Overtime C$32.24 - C$63.89
Annual Data C$0C$95K
Bonus C$783 - C$10,070
Commission C$7,000
Profit Sharing C$705 - C$10,137
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).
)
C$50,682 - C$95,755
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Job Description for Senior Buyer

The senior buyer is responsible for negotiating long-term and short-term transactions with vendors. This position also plans and incorporates strategic purchasing plans company-wide. The senior buyer is also responsible for collecting and gathering data on potential suppliers and carriers. In addition, they schedule shipping times and manage the requirements of freight travel. They also disperse information about purchasing and sales to the necessary members of production, purchasing, and sales teams. The senior buyer also negotiates the prices for services and/or products.

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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.

Senior Buyer Pay By Employer

$0$108K

$76,841

$83,611

$90,000

CarMax, Inc.
9 profiles
$72,866

$76,000

Common Career Paths for Senior Buyer


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Popular Skills for Senior Buyer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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$66,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Senior Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 108 salaries. A Senior 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$72,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,974

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Buyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Buyer?

Senior Buyer in Montréal:
"Lots of places to eat."
Pros: Food, city culture,
Cons: Construction, road work.

Senior Buyer in Vancouver:
"Procurement."
Pros: Supplier relationships. Negotiation. Technical skills.
Cons: Middle management, stress, deadlines and others inefficiencies.

Senior Buyer in Calgary:
Pros: Spending someone else's money.
Cons: Tied to a desk. Panics. Poor planning upstream.

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Key Stats for Senior Buyer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Senior Buyer Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
C$68,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

▲10%

Sourcing
▲7%



Procurement
▲1%

National Average
C$68,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%