HK$281,161
Avg. Salary
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The average pay for a Buyer is HK$305,725 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

HK$148,380 - HK$605,988
HK$150K
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MEDIAN: HK$281,161
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Salary HK$148,380 - HK$605,988
Bonus HK$10,000 - HK$437,000
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).
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HK$164,045 - HK$747,714
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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 Difference by Location

National Average: HK$289,656

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

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
12%

Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

▲24%

National Average
HK$290,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 26%