How much does a Merchandise Buyer, Sr. make? The median annual Merchandise Buyer, Sr. salary is $129,342, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $106,393-$147,635, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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, Sr. in the United States.
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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 annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Merchandise Buyer, Sr. in the United States is $129,342, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Merchandise Buyer, Sr. in the United States are expected to make less than $129,342.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Merchandise Buyer, Sr. that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Merchandise Buyer, Sr. are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. View full job description