Merchandise Buyer, Sr. Hourly Wages

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Alternate Job Titles: Merchandise Buyer, Sr, Senior Merchandise Buyer, Merchandise Buyer, Sr.

What is the average hourly pay rate for Merchandise Buyer, Sr.?
The hourly wages for someone with the job title Merchandise Buyer, Sr. 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 hourly wages for people with the job title Merchandise Buyer, Sr. in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Merchandise Buyer, Sr. in the United States that make less than that hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Merchandise Buyer, Sr. in the United States is $57 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Merchandise Buyer, Sr. in the United Sates are expected to make less than $57 an hour.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $57
  • 10%$31
  • 25%$43
  • 75%$68
  • 90%$78

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Job Description for Merchandise Buyer, Sr.

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. Functions as a decision maker with orders of a larger and more complex scope. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on 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, Sr. job description

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

Industries:  Hospitality & Leisure, Media, Retail & Wholesale

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