$39,996
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The median Buyer has a base pay of $39,996. Salaries generally range from $37k to $50k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Procurement, Negotiation.
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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
20 %
Male
80 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Procurement
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National Average
$40,000

Negotiation
▼5%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 14%