Buyer in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

The average salary for a Buyer in Charlotte, North Carolina is $49,355 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Negotiation.

$40,212 - $77,201
$40K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,263
10%
50%
90%

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$17.91 - $31.25
$30
MEDIAN: $29.68
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$0$78K
Salary $40,212 - $77,201
Bonus $100.67 - $14,899
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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$38,588 - $78,210
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $29.68
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $100.67 - $14,899
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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$38,588 - $78,210
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 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 Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
5.2%

Buyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲16%

Negotiation
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

Vendor Management
▼3%

Inventory Control
▼7%

Forecasting
▼7%

Data Analysis
▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Order Inventory
▼18%

Microsoft Excel
▼20%

▼22%

Contract Negotiation
▼22%

Inventory Management
▼25%

Microsoft Office
▼26%

Supply Chain
▼30%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 10%