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Assistant Buyer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,023 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Buyer is $48,023 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Buyer is between $35,664 and $58,284. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Buyer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Compiles information and records to prepare purchase orders.
  • Verifies specifications of purchase requests.
  • Gets prices and specifications, consulting catalogs, Internet, and suppliers.
  • Prepares invitation-of-bid and mails to supplier firms or for public posting.
  • Compiles and records prices, deliveries, and items purchased.
Assistant Buyer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Procurement Clerks

Job family population: 70,510

Estimated population of Assistant Buyer jobs: 19,922

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Assistant Buyer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Assistant Buyer
Jun 19
Batavia, IL, USA
Horizons HRS
Work as a Buying Assistant in a corporate office setting for the sixth largest grocery retailer in the world. Company is currently operating over 1600 US based locations in 35 states with plans to ...
Purchasing Assistant (Entry level)
Jun 12
Melrose Park, IL, USA
Away Staffing Services
Reviews buying decisions, orders, and revises vendor contracts. Oversees the ordering of materials and supplies from vendors. The Procurement Assistant will increase company profitability and ...
Purchasing Assistant
Jun 24
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
CRS Group
Purchasing Assistant Duration: 6+ month contract Location: Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Rate: $16/hr Job ... This role will also act as liaison between partners, buying teams, A/P and other internal areas. In ...
Search Assistant
Jun 7
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Baird and Warner
Assist the search department in conducting date down/update orders using public records or various ... buyers and sellers -- and creating a culture unlike any other for the people who work here. Just ...
Assistant Merchant - Cleaning Supplies
Jun 12
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
... step in all aspects of the buying department to prepare a candidate for full category ... Support with daily retailer customer service * Assist with communication via ACENET to relay new ...
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