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Buyer Purchaser Salary

$68,402 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$2,353

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Buyer Purchaser is $68,402 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Buyer Purchaser is between $49,198 and $84,270. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Buyer Purchaser. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Procures materials or other goods and/or coordinates activities involved with purchasing products and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment.
  • Receives and reviews requisitions requesting goods or services.
  • Communicates with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
  • Expedites orders and requests as needed.
Buyer Purchaser Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Job family population: 407,410

Estimated population of Buyer Purchaser jobs: 36,508

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,297
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Buyer Purchaser Job Listings for United States

Material Buyer
Nov 26
us
Hostess Brands
Material Buyer (Supply Chain) Location: Lenexa, KS Hostess Brands is one of the largest packaged ... Place all purchase orders while taking the following into consideration: capacity and space ...
Buyer, Purchasing Department Procurement Assistant
Dec 3
New York, NY, USA
Transport Manufacturing
As a Buyer, Purchasing Assistant​​, you will be reporting to Management in our Purchasing Department and be responsible for key activities related to procurement. A typical day may consist of ...
Industrial Buyer & Purchasing Clerk
Nov 19
Buena Park, CA, USA
Almex USA
Perform additional duties as directed by the Purchasing Manager. Desired Skills & Experience * Knowledge Plus -- Experience in buying industrial components will be a plus: both domestic and ...
Buying/Purchasing Assistant
Dec 2
Southeast Anaheim, CA, USA
Restaurant depot
Restaurant Depot, a national wholesale restaurant supplier seeking a purchasing/buying assistant to work in our Anaheim buying offices. Job responsibilities include creating purchase orders, price ...
Buyer/Purchasing Assistant (Nutritional/Dietary Supplement Products)
Dec 3
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Techlink Systems
Buyer (Dietary Supplements/Consumer Packaged Goods) Location: Los Angeles, CA Employment Type: Temp-to-Perm * Minimum of 2-years of experience in the role of a Buyer in the dietary supplement, food ...

The average pay for a Buyer Purchaser is $68,402 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Buyer Purchaser is between $49,198 and $84,270. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Buyer Purchaser. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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