Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Salary

A Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) earns an average salary of $50,934 per year. A skill in Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$36,590 - $81,550
$37K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $52,191
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50%
90%

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$11.97 - $22.90
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.09
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90%

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$0$81K
Salary $36,590 - $81,550
Bonus $0.00 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $550
Commission $8,250
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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$29,846 - $75,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.97 - $22.90
Overtime $17.22 - $32.62
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $14,681
Commission $8,250
Profit Sharing $550
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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$29,846 - $75,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)

Wholesale and retail buyers (except farm products) are responsible for ensuring their company purchases products that help improve sales and drive new traffic to the stores while maintaining their current customer base. They are responsible for developing merchandising guidelines that ensure optimal product turnover, margin, and customer satisfaction. Wholesale and retail buyers should ensure that relevant individuals in their organization have needed product knowledge. They are also responsible for analyzing sales information to determine what need to be purchased, as well as communicate the needs of the business to the management team on a regular basis. In all tasks, buyers must follow organizational rules and strategies. This is generally a full-time position that takes place in an office setting, and it generally requires occasional travel.

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Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) 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.

Common Career Paths for Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)


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Popular Skills for Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)

Pay by Experience Level for Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)

Pay by Experience for a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) has a positive trend. An entry-level Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 22 salaries. A Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,441

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Key Stats for Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%
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United States (change)

Experience Affects Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Salaries

▲15%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$48,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Salaries

▲11%


National Average
$48,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 23%
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