Mid-Career Senior Buyer Salary

Mid-Career Senior Buyers take home approximately $68K per year on average. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Senior Buyers — which occasionally include more than $11K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $49K to approximately $92K. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$49,256 - $89,440
$49K
$68K
$89K
MEDIAN: $68,089
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50%
90%

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$16.48 - $32.44
$16
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $25.27
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$0$92K
Salary $49,256 - $89,440
Bonus $518 - $11,589
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,000
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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$48,705 - $92,557
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 673
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $16.48 - $32.44
Overtime $21.64 - $46.76
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $518 - $11,589
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,000
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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$48,705 - $92,557
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

Senior Buyer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,102

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Senior Buyers in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Buyers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+26 percent), Auburn Hills (+25 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Mid-Career Senior Buyers in Valencia take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 22 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Tulsa and Portland (17 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Buyer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 137 votes.
5-9 years
66%
10-19 years
34%

Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲4%

Forecasting
▲4%

Strategic Planning
▲4%


Contract Management
▲3%

Negotiation
▲2%

Sourcing
▼0%

▼0%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

Inventory Management
▼1%

▼3%

Vendor Management
▼4%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Inventory Control
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%