Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Junior Buyer is R218,000
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Junior Buyers?
An early career Junior Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R160,587 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Junior Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R200,500 based on 19 salaries.
What Do Junior Buyers Do?
Junior buyers are responsible for administrative and financial related tasks for their organization. They manage different aspects of supplier products, inspecting quality and arranging shipping costs. They also coordinate company purchases with other departments and authorize use of resources. Junior buyers must maintain accurate records of current and prospect suppliers and their performance, and so they need to possess strong data entry skills.
One of the junior buyer's main …Read more
- 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.