Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Buyer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$71,353 / yrTotal Pay
$60,614 / yrBase Pay
$10,739 / yrAdditional Pay

$71,353

 / yr
$46K$113K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Buyer is $71,353 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $60,614 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $10,739 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Buyer

$71,353 /yr
Buyer
$101,986 /yr
Senior Buyer
$109,965 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Buyer

Some related job titles are Assistant Buyer Salaries with median pay of $57,307, Associate Buyer Salaries with median pay of $70,987, Assistant Buyer Salaries with median pay of $50,636, Planner Buyer Salaries with median pay of $76,196.

Top Paying Companies

For a Buyer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Buyer in United States. Employers include Google, Intel Corporation and Apple.

1
Google
$167,059/yr
3
Apple
$131,366/yr
4
IBM
$127,993/yr
6
SLB
$121,815/yr

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 / yr

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 / hr

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 / hr

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 / yr

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 / yr

$78,003

 / yr

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 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Buyer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Buyer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $97,700, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $96,061, Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $93,611, Agriculture with a median total pay of $92,677, and Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $91,674.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$97,700

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$96,061

    15% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$93,611

    13% Higher than other industries

  • AgricultureAgriculture$92,677

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$91,674

    11% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Buyer are Google, Intel Corporation, and Apple.

GoogleGoogle$167,059/yr
AppleApple$131,366/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Business?

Jobs in business are in increasing demand, requiring workers with at least a bachelor’s degree and moderate to advanced technical skills, with the use of data often a required job function. To remain competitive, job seekers with little relevant field experience should consider higher degrees or industry-specific certificates to meet evolving requirements.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Shopper

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Buyer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Buyer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$137,500

/yr

$125K | $13K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Replenishment Buyer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$61,000

/yr

$56K | $5K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Buyer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$77,000

/yr

$75K | $2K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Dairy Buyer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
In Store Shopper

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$12

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Replenishment Buyer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$28

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Buyer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Buyer is $60,614 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Buyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 14466 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Buyer employees.

The highest salary for a Buyer in United States is $93,320 per year.

The lowest salary for a Buyer in United States is $39,371 per year.

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Additional Resources

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