Average Assistant Buyer Salary in South Africa

R159,222
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R9,500
Bonus
R3,318
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for an Assistant Buyer in South Africa is R159,222.
10%
R78k
MEDIAN
R159k
90%
R210k
Is Assistant Buyer your job title? Find out what you should be paid

Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.

How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
R78k - R210k
Bonus
R1k - R23k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R3k
Total Pay
R63k - R205k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer Tasks
  • Assist buyers and managers with writing purchase orders, buying merchandise, and managing inventory.
  • Research suppliers to determine which ones fit company pricing and quality objectives.
  • Advise retail outlets how to price products based on purchase price and market trends.

Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Buyer

The top respondents for the job title Assistant Buyer are from the companies Edcon, Woolworths and Mr Price Group. Reported salaries are highest at Edcon where the average pay is R173,095. Mr Price Group pays the lowest at around R150,000.

Assistant Buyer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Assistant Buyer

Skills in Microsoft Excel, Merchandising, Vendor Relations and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Buyer

An entry-level Assistant Buyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R124,000 based on 12 salaries. An early career Assistant Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R159,718 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R164,594 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Assistant Buyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R160,959 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
68.6%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
3.9%

Related Job Salaries