How much does a Lead Buyer make in the United States? The average Lead Buyer salary in the United States is $105,180 as of March 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $94,350 and $117,880. 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. 

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Job Description

The Lead Buyer qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being a Lead Buyer may be responsible for checking and guiding the work of lower-level buyers. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Lead Buyer typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Lead Buyer is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. Working as a Lead Buyer typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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