Buyer, Non-Technical Products Salary

Median pay for Non-Technical Products Buyers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $58K annually. Female Non-Technical Products Buyers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (60 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is reported as low by the majority of workers in this position.

Job Description for Buyer, Non-Technical Products

A buyer of non-technical products works with clients to acquire goods of a non-technical nature that can be used or resold for a profit. Buyers of non-technical products typically should have a background in sales and a bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field.

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Buyer, Non-Technical Products 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.

Common Career Paths for Buyer, Non-Technical Products


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Non-Technical Products Buyers who take on a higher-level position such as Buyer may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Buyers on average bring home $47K.

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Popular Skills for Buyer, Non-Technical Products


Survey takers working as Non-Technical Products Buyers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Supplier Management, Supply Chain, and Vendor Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Order Inventory as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Inventory Control and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Negotiation also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Buyer, Non-Technical Products

Pay by Experience for a Buyer, Non-Technical Products has a positive trend. An entry-level Buyer, Non-Technical Products with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Buyer, Non-Technical Products with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Buyer, Non-Technical Products which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 35 salaries. A Buyer, Non-Technical Products with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Buyer, Non-Technical Products

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
20 years or more
75%

Experience Affects Buyer, Non-Technical Products Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

▲11%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$46,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Buyer, Non-Technical Products Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲34%

Supplier Management
▲27%

Vendor Management
▲18%

Supply Chain
▲18%

Merchandising
▲15%

Forecasting
▲14%

Negotiation
▲12%

▲5%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Inventory Management
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Data Analysis
▼7%

Inventory Control
▼8%

Order Inventory
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
20 years or more
75%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: