A Mid-Career Buyer earns an average salary of Rs 595,130 per year. A skill in Sourcing is associated with high pay for this job.

Rs 355,836 - Rs 1,017,465
Rs 360K
Rs 610K
Rs 1M
MEDIAN: Rs 612,623
Rs 0Rs 1M
Salary Rs 355,836 - Rs 1,017,465
Bonus Rs 5,872 - Rs 154,563
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 39,866
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).
Rs 366,602 - Rs 1,165,499
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 163

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.


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: Rs 657,319

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

Key Stats for Buyer


10 %
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries


National Average
Rs 657,000

Vendor Management


Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


10 %
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 17%