The average salary for a Retail Buyer in Portland, Oregon is $77,500.
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Job Description for Retail Buyer
Retail buyers are responsible for developing and buying merchandise for their store or department. The buyer analyzes data to predict what will be popular with shoppers to ensure those items are sufficiently stocked. For clothing and fashion, retail buyers often work closely with fashion designers to stay ahead of what is (and will be) popular in the fashion industry. Retail buyers may be required to travel to attend events such as fashion shows, trade shows, and fairs. They work with other team…Read more
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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Employees with Retail Buyer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (56.1% less), Seattle, Washington (32.8% less) and Houston, Texas (16.1% less).
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