Buyer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$51,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$51,000
Median 50%
$74,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Apple
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a buyer make?
The national average salary for a Buyer in the U.S. is $51,327 annually or $24.68 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $74,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $35,000 per year. Manufacturing companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Buyers. States with the highest Buyer salaries include Alaska, Washington, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. The typical employment in the position spans 4.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Buyer Salary By Location

Buyers in the United States of America make on average $51,327 a year or $24.68 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Buyers at 58,760. Even as an entry-level Buyer, you will make $31,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Buyer salaries are Alaska, Washington, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. On the other hand, Wyoming, Florida, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Arkansas report the lowest wages for Buyers.

Map of Buyer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Buyers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Buyer Salary By Company

If you are a Buyer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Manufacturing companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Buyers. Apple and Qualcomm are the best paying companies for Buyers. If you can find a job at a company like AstraZeneca or Nvidia, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Buyers.
Company
Average Salary
$76,539
$77k
$75,854
$76k
$67,405
$67k
$67,383
$67k
$67,097
$67k
$66,682
$67k

Average Buyer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Buyer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Energy companies, Automotive companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Buyers. Energy companies pay their Buyers the highest wages, averaging $53,379 per year. Automotive companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $51,905 and $51,473, respectively. The types of companies that pay Buyers the least are in the Construction industry, where the average annual salary is $50,209.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$53,379
$53k
Automotive
Automotive
$51,905
$52k
Retail
Retail
$51,473
$51k
Health Care
Health Care
$51,365
$51k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$50,996
$51k
Technology
Technology
$50,964
$51k
Construction
Construction
$50,209
$50k

Buyer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Buyer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Hirelevel
Purchasing Coordinator
04/29/2020
$41,740
Procurement Specialist II
04/28/2020
$42,780
Purchasing Coordinator
04/28/2020
$40,000
United States Courts
Procurement Specialist
04/26/2020
$42,302
Buyer
04/24/2020
$41,740
Honeywell
Buyer I
04/22/2020
$100,000
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Procurement and Property Specialist
04/15/2020
$65,740
Procurement Specialist 2
04/15/2020
$50,543
Buyer II (Temporary)
04/15/2020
$31,159
Commercial Flooring Buyer
04/14/2020
$45,000
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