Buyer in Sunnyvale, California Salary

How much does a Buyer make in Sunnyvale, CA? A Buyer in Sunnyvale earns an average of $25.04 per hour. This is 24% above the national average for a Buyer which is $18.93 per hour. Wages for a Buyer in Sunnyvale range from $23.58 per hour to $31.44 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Buyer in Sunnyvale ranges from $38,579 to $78,289 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 3 out of 5 stars. Women make up 63% of the Buyer workforce in Sunnyvale among those reporting. Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$58,958 - $77,531
$72K
MEDIAN: $71,875
50%

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$23.58 - $31.44
$25
MEDIAN: $25.04
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$0$78K
Salary $71,875
Bonus $4,250
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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$38,579 - $78,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $25.04
Overtime $39.52
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $4,250
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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$38,579 - $78,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Buyer

Buyers, also known as purchasing agents, work in many different fields. Some common businesses that hire buyers are retail stores, grocery stores, car dealerships, and many others. Buyers work is both mentally and physically challenging. Not only do they have to have very extensive knowledge of the business, they also need to know what kind of products need to be bought. Aside from the mental aspect, buyers often have to physically travel to pick up the items they are buying. They usually work indoors although some types of buyers such as car dealerships would have cars outside in the lot to choose from. Buyers often work with public relations or sellers from other companies. Most buyers have a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Management, but some have a degree in their field such as Fashion, etc.

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Buyer 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.

About Sunnyvale, California

Santa Clara County, California
151,760
Male:
79,480 (52.4%)
Female:
72,280 (47.6%)
Sunnyvale (/ˈsʌniveɪl/ or /ˈsʌnivəl/) is a city located in Santa Clara County, California. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 140,095. Sunnyvale is the seventh most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area and one of the major cities comprising Silicon Valley. It is bordered by portions of San Jose to the north, Moffett Federal Airfield to the northwest, Mountain View to the west, Los Altos to the southwest, Cupertino to the south, and Santa Clara to the east. It lies along the historic El Camino Real and Highway 101. As part of California's high-tech area known as Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale is the headquarters location of companies including Juniper Networks, Fortinet, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, Spansion, Yahoo!, AppliedMicro, and Ariba. It is also home to several aerospace/defense companies: Lockheed Martin has a major facility in Sunnyvale, and Honeywell, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems - Marine Systems (formerly Joshua Hendy...
Sunnyvale:
$112,217
California:
$64,500
$2,127
Sunnyvale:
$992,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Buyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
38%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Procurement
▲1%

National Average
$64,000

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼18%

Microsoft Excel
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: