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Average Assistant Buyer Salary in United Kingdom

£22,545
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£979
Bonus
£0
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The average salary for an Assistant Buyer in United Kingdom is £22,545.
10%
£17k
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£23k
90%
£29k
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What Do Assistant Buyers Do?

Assistant Buyer Tasks
  • Assist buyers and managers with writing purchase orders, buying merchandise, and managing inventory.
  • Research suppliers to determine which ones fit company pricing and quality objectives.
  • Advise retail outlets how to price products based on purchase price and market trends.

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What Are Popular Skills for Assistant Buyers?

Skills in Negotiation, Product Development, Data Analysis and Vendor Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Buyers?

An entry-level Assistant Buyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,103 based on 18 salaries. An early career Assistant Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,488 based on 168 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,506 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Assistant Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,471 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Assistant Buyer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Leicester, England: Leicestershire (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Preston, England: Lancashire (24.6% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (19.9% less) and Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (15.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 236 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
71.2%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
4.2%

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