Buyer I Salary in the United States

How much does a Buyer I make in the United States? The average Buyer I salary in the United States is $54,250 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $48,120 and $60,676. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Buyer I assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Being a Buyer I tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Buyer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Buyer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Buyer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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60676
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48674
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55307
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  1. This Job:

    Buyer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Buyer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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