How much does a Merchandise Buyer make in the United States? The average Merchandise Buyer salary in the United States is $93,496 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $81,047 and $107,821. 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.
Merchandise Buyer 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. Being a Merchandise Buyer researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Merchandise Buyer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Merchandise Buyer typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Merchandise Buyer in the United States. The base salary for Merchandise Buyer ranges from $81,047 to $107,821 with the average base salary of $93,496. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $87,260 to $118,513 with the average total cash compensation of $101,247.