£21,167
Avg. Salary
£9.28
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£970

Bonus

£0.00

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Buyer is £9.28 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Buyer is £21,167 per year.

10%
£7.15
10%
£9.28
50%
£12.01
90%
90%
MEDIAN £9.28
10%
£16k
10%
£21k
50%
£28k
90%
90%
MEDIAN £21,167
£16,357 - £27,566
£16K
£21K
£28K
MEDIAN: £21,167
10%
50%
90%
£7.15 - £12.01
£7
£9
£12
MEDIAN: £9.28
10%
50%
90%
£0£28K
Salary £16,357 - £27,566
Bonus £0.00 - £3,221
Profit Sharing £0.00
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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£16,382 - £28,053
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 317
Hourly Data £0£12
Hourly Rate £7.15 - £12.01
Overtime £9.09
Annual Data £0£28K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,221
Profit Sharing £0.00
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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£16,382 - £28,053
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Assistant Buyer

An assistant buyer works closely with vendors, maintaining positive relationships while negotiating specs, pricing, and deadlines. They must be able to work independently and prioritize job duties, as well as prepare cost analyses and competitive retail strategies. They must be able to develop sales and profit margin plans, as well as maintain margin and determine turnover objectives.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Buyer


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Assistant Buyer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Buyer

Pay Difference by Location

14%

National Average: £21,298

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

Assistant Buyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Buyer?

Assistant Buyer in Manchester:
"Stressful but rewarding."
Pros: Exciting, creative, fast paced, collaborative.
Cons: Underpaid, undervalued, overworked, few development opportunities outside London.

Assistant Buyer in London:
"Multi tasking, stressful, political, fast paced"
Pros: Creative, team members, interesting, corporate culture,
Cons: Stressful, political, strenuous, high responsibility in return for low pay

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Key Stats for Assistant Buyer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Assistant Buyer Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

▲8%

National Average
₤21,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Assistant Buyer Salaries

Purchasing
▲13%

buying
▲3%


National Average
₤21,000

Contract Negotiation
▼2%

Negotiation
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Data Analysis
▼6%

Organizing
▼7%

Supplier Management
▼9%

Administration
▼12%

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 76%