Assistant Buyer in Portland, Oregon Salary

An Assistant Buyer in Portland, Oregon earns an average wage of $16.27 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Vendor Relations and Microsoft Excel.

$36,174 - $43,575
$41K
MEDIAN: $41,483
50%

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$14.24 - $17.71
$16
MEDIAN: $16.18
50%

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$0$48K
Salary $41,483
Bonus $4,000
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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$28,234 - $48,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $16.18
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $4,000
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).
)
$28,234 - $48,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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.

About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Assistant Buyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Assistant Buyer

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Assistant Buyer Salaries

Vendor Relations
▲23%

Microsoft Excel
▲15%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 38%