Average Early-Career Retail Buyer with Inventory Management Skills Salary

$42,897
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$3,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Retail Buyer with Inventory Management skills is $42,897.
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$43k
90%
$59k
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$33k - $59k
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$1k - $7k
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$32k - $59k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Buyer

A mid-career Retail Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,237.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 79 survey responses.
Mid Career
40.5%
Experienced
43.0%
Late Career
16.5%

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