$66,494
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,400

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

$4,766

Commission

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The median Buyer has a base pay of $66,494. Salaries generally range from $58k to $72k. The median bonus is $3,400. Skills that can affect salary include Inventory Management, Inventory Control, Procurement, Microsoft Excel.
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$0$77K
Salary $66,494
Bonus $3,400
Profit Sharing $3,500
Commission $4,766
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$47,908 - $77,696
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.

Buyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %
1-4 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Inventory Control
▼5%

Inventory Management
▼7%

Procurement
▼10%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
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