Junior Buyer Salary

The average salary for a Junior Buyer is $41,436 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
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$31,735 - $58,024
$32K
$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $44,998
10%
50%
90%

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$14.08 - $22.36
$14
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.22
10%
50%
90%

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$0$58K
Salary $31,735 - $58,024
Bonus $103.04 - $4,818
Profit Sharing $1,175
Commission $0.00
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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$30,577 - $55,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 145
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $14.08 - $22.36
Overtime $18.32 - $32.96
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $103.04 - $4,818
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $1,175
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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$30,577 - $55,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

Job Description for Junior Buyer

Junior buyers are responsible for administrative and financial related tasks for their organization. They manage different aspects of supplier products, inspecting quality and arranging shipping costs. They also coordinate company purchases with other departments and authorize use of resources. Junior buyers must maintain accurate records of current and prospect suppliers and their performance, and so they need to possess strong data entry skills.

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Junior Buyer Tasks

  • Assist buyers and managers with writing purchase orders, buying merchandise, and managing inventory.
  • Research suppliers to determine which ones fit company pricing and quality objectives.
  • Advise retail outlets how to price products based on purchase price and market trends.

Common Career Paths for Junior Buyer


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Popular Skills for Junior Buyer

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Junior Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Junior Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 197 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Junior Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Junior Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 19 salaries. A Junior Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Junior Buyer

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Junior Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$41,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Junior Buyer Salaries

Purchasing
▲8%

Data Analysis
▲3%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼0%

National Average
$41,000



Negotiation
▼12%

Order Inventory
▼23%

Data Entry
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 16%