Average Retail Buyer with Inventory Management Skills Salary

$55,044
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,966
Bonus
$3,530
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Retail Buyer with Inventory Management skills is $55,044.
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$55k
90%
$92k
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United States (change)
Salary
$37k - $92k
Bonus
$298 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$33k - $91k

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Job Description for Retail Buyer

Retail 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.

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Popular Skills for Retail Buyer

Skills in Merchandising and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Forecasting, Data Analysis and Purchasing.

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Buyer

An early career Retail Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,598 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Retail Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,159 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Retail Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,824 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,237.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 109 survey responses.
Early Career
28.4%
Mid Career
29.4%
Experienced
30.3%
Late Career
11.9%

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