The average salary for a Buyer is S$43,191.
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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, Vendor Management and SAP Materials Management (SAP MM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Buyer
An entry-level Buyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of S$172,800 based on 2 salaries. An early career Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of S$39,204 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of S$46,401 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of S$51,500 based on 6 salaries.
Years of Experience
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