A Buyer earns an average salary of R185,547 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

R83,777 - R402,647
R84K
R190K
R400K
MEDIAN: R194,875
10%
50%
90%
R20.20 - R178.41
R20
R57
R180
MEDIAN: R56.80
10%
50%
90%
R0R426K
Salary R83,777 - R402,647
Bonus R304.10 - R49,905
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R58,958
Commission R15,550
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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R83,077 - R426,905
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 564
Hourly Data R0R600
Hourly Rate R20.20 - R178.41
Overtime R14.00 - R600
Annual Data R0R426K
Bonus R304.10 - R49,905
Commission R15,550
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R58,958
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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R83,077 - R426,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Common Career Paths for Buyer


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Buyer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Buyer

Popular Skills for Buyer

Pay by Experience Level for Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R166,000 based on 281 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R239,000 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R235,000 based on 101 salaries. A Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R300,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R200,292

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

Buyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Buyer?

Buyer in Johannesburg:
"Buyers Position."
Pros: You get to talk to a lot of different people internally and externally. You get to think outside the box and solve a lot of problems and get to know more about the product you buy for.
Cons: The pay that I am getting and unneecessary pressure.

Buyer in Johannesburg:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Enjoy what I am doing.
Cons: Hours.

Buyer in Durban:
"Love it."
Pros: Love my job, I cherish my job and love the people I work with. The part I enjoy is the rush of being a buyer, always busy and always on the move.
Cons: Nothing.

Buyer in Durban:
"Excellant."
Pros: Meeting new people.
Cons: Deadlines.

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Key Stats for Buyer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Buyer Salaries

▲50%

▲19%

▲17%

National Average
R200,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Buyer Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
R200,000

Supplier Management
▼9%

Purchasing
▼12%

Logistics
▼39%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 51%
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