Wholesale and Retail Buyer

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October 30, 2016

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Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Job Description

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products.

Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) is $45847 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $80215. The lowest salary reported was $28993. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) is $22.8 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $39.89. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $14.42. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $2035 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $600 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products). These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $29,550 – $83,091
Florida – $41,064 – $87,000
Massachusetts – $31,893 – $106,654
New York – $38,282 – $109,927
Pennsylvania – $26,819 – $65,549
Texas – $32,215 – $62,196
Washington – $35,057 – $90,604

These are the highest paying cities for a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products). These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
New York, New York –
Los Angeles, California –
Seattle, Washington –
Minneapolis, Minnesota –
Boston, Massachusetts –
Dallas, Texas –
Denver, Colorado –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products) from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $45847 while in 2007 it was just $42517.7

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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43%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 57% of Wholesale and Retail Buyer, (except Farm Products)s were females while 43% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Buyer
$30,576 – $67,011
Assistant Buyer
$26,715 – $51,592
Retail Store Manager
$24,934 – $64,852

Future Jobs

Buyer, Non-Technical Products
$30,059 – $73,873
Buyer, Department Store
$30,796 – $101,599
General / Operations Manager
$31,825 – $116,422


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