The average salary for a Senior Buyer with Purchasing skills is C$74,530 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$50,763 - C$95,859
C$51K
C$76K
C$96K
MEDIAN: C$76,381
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$96K
Salary C$50,763 - C$95,859
Bonus C$9,708
Profit Sharing C$850
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$50,959 - C$96,767
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Buyer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Senior Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
C$79,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 8%