A Buyer with Negotiation skills earns an average salary of Rs 518,384 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

Rs 289,853 - Rs 960,337
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MEDIAN: Rs 535,770
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Salary Rs 289,853 - Rs 960,337
Bonus Rs 5,000 - Rs 122,890
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 65,000
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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Rs 291,822 - Rs 1,012,481
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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: Rs 570,522

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

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 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

Experienced
▲64%

▲6%

National Average
Rs 571,000

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 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: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 18%