Senior Buyer Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for senior buyers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 210,208 senior buyers currently employed in the United States.
- 41.0% of all senior buyers are women, while only 55.8% are men.
- The average age of an employed senior buyer is 46 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of senior buyers is White (71.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10.6%) and Black or African American (8.8%).
- The majority of senior buyers are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.
- Senior buyers are paid an average annual salary of $74,652.
- Senior buyers average starting salary is $54,000.
- In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid senior buyers earn as much as $101,000 or more.
- 13% of all senior buyers are LGBT.
- Senior buyers are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.
Senior Buyer Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Senior Buyer
Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man
Senior Buyer Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the senior buyer position over time.
Senior Buyer Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, grain elevator worker and chief estimator have the biggest difference in gender.
|Human Resources Administrative Assistant||11%||85%|
|Assistant To Human Resources Director||12%||83%|
|Grain Elevator Worker||91%||8%|
Senior Buyer Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among senior buyers is White, which makes up 71.2% of all senior buyers. Comparatively, there are 10.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 71.2%
- Hispanic or Latino, 10.6%
- Black or African American, 8.8%
- Asian, 7.2%
- Unknown, 1.5%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%
Senior Buyer Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among senior buyers.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Senior Buyer Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of a Senior Buyer
We determined the average age of senior buyers based on ethnicity and gender.
Senior Buyer Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of senior buyer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of senior buyers is 40+ years old, which represents 70% of the population.
Types of Senior Buyer Degree Levels
The most common degree for senior buyers is bachelor's degree 70% of senior buyers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 15% and rounding it off is master's degree with 9%.
- Bachelors, 70%
- Associate, 15%
- Masters, 9%
- High School Diploma, 3%
- Other Degrees, 3%
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Senior Buyer Wage Gap By Education
Senior Buyer Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ senior buyers. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most senior buyers is the manufacturing industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire senior buyers.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Senior Buyer Work In
Employees with the senior buyer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most senior buyers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.
Top Industries Hiring Senior Buyers
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ senior buyers. Those industries include manufacturing, technology and retail.
Senior Buyer Turnover And Employment Statistics
Senior Buyer Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of senior buyers changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Senior Buyer Stay in a Job
By looking over 18,837 senior buyers resumes, we figured out that the average senior buyer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Senior Buyers with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to senior buyers.
|Associate Merchandise Buyer||16.98%|
|Material Damage Appraiser||19.42%|
|EDI Business Analyst||20.62%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Senior Buyers
The most common foreign language among senior buyers is Spanish at 46.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 9.6% and Mandarin is the third-most popular at 8.9%.
- Spanish, 46.8%
- Chinese, 9.6%
- Mandarin, 8.9%
- German, 6.0%
- French, 5.8%
- Other, 22.9%