The average salary for a Buyer, Technical Products is $62,439.
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Job Description for Buyer, Technical Products
Buyers of technical products oversee the purchase of raw materials and technical equipment necessary for effective manufacturing. After project managers outline the manufacturing processes, the buyer for the technical products must help determine the raw materials needed and begin the purchasing process. They need to understand the specifications of these materials (for instance what kind of metal used for an airframe or for I-beams in the construction process). Buyers of technical products also…Read more
Buyer, 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.
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Popular Skills for Buyer, Technical Products
Skills in Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Supply Chain, Negotiation and Procurement.
Pay by Experience Level for Buyer, Technical Products
An entry-level Buyer, Technical Products with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,000 based on 13 salaries. An early career Buyer, Technical Products with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,254 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Buyer, Technical Products with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,651 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Buyer, Technical Products with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,556 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,986.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Buyer, Technical Products in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (15.3% less), Houston, Texas (14.7% less) and San Diego, California (1.2% less).
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