The average salary for a Buyer in Germany is €48,764.
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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 i…Read more
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Buyer
Skills in Negotiation, Procurement and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Vendor Management and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Buyer
An early career Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €45,519 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €50,868 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €55,479 based on 9 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Buyer in their job title in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Berlin, Berlin (6.7% less) and Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (3.8% less).
Years of Experience
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