How much does a Merchandise Buyer, Sr. make in the United States? The average Merchandise Buyer, Sr. salary in the United States is $137,837 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $116,793 and $157,229. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Merchandise Buyer, Sr.

Merchandise Buyer, Sr. 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, Sr. researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions. Functions as a decision maker with orders of a larger and more complex scope. Additionally, Merchandise Buyer, Sr. may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Merchandise Buyer, Sr. typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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Skills associated with Merchandise Buyer, Sr.: Inventory Management, Retail Buying, Replenishment and Ordering

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