A Buyer earns an average salary of Rs 504,149 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Supply Chain and Purchasing.

Rs 234,155 - Rs 963,373
Rs 230K
Rs 510K
Rs 960K
MEDIAN: Rs 512,788
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50%
90%
Rs 0Rs 1M
Salary Rs 234,155 - Rs 963,373
Bonus Rs 5,059 - Rs 122,237
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 55,369
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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Rs 240,584 - Rs 1,030,765
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 335

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 Pay By Employer

$0$101K

$31,079

CarMax, Inc.
20 profiles
$47,232

$67,160

$69,995

$58,000

$61,635

US Foods
15 profiles
$51,217

$40,435

$77,254

$57,373

Buyer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Buyer

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 547,571

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

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

▲78%

▲14%

National Average
Rs 548,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Supply Chain
▲23%

Purchasing
▲10%

▲6%


▼0%

National Average
Rs 548,000

Procurement
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 18%