Merchandise Buyer Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Merchandise Buyer

What is the average annual salary for Merchandise Buyer?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Merchandise Buyer may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Merchandise Buyer in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Merchandise Buyer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Merchandise Buyer in the United States is $83,102 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Merchandise Buyer in the United States are expected to make less than $83,102.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $83,102
  • 10%$53,636
  • 25%$67,678
  • 75%$100,327
  • 90%$116,009

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Job Description for Merchandise Buyer

Selects merchandise for order, places order, and stays involved in inventory distribution. Reviews success of previous orders to determine extent to which inventory should be replenished. Researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Merchandise Buyer job description

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Categories:  Retail/Wholesale, Logistics, Materials Management, Purchasing, Sales

Industries:  Hospitality & Leisure, Media, Retail & Wholesale

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