THE PAPER STORE BUY - Buyer Salary in the United States

How much does an BUY - Buyer make at companies like THE PAPER STORE in the United States? The average salary for BUY - Buyer at companies like THE PAPER STORE in the United States is $95,815 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $82,988 and $108,642. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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The Paper Store is committed to being the premier destination for all of our customers’ gift-giving needs. Our mission is to share our passion for The Paper Store with each customer, during each visit, by going above and beyond their expectations for both selection and service. The role of Buyer at The Paper Store is to plan, purchase, and monitor pricing, merchandising and marketing for assigned lines of business as required while maximizing sales and profits. He/she will take ownership of a category and is accountable for the department’s overall growth and profitability.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Continually seek out new opportunities for the company
  • Develop a competitive merchandise assortment plan that is customer focused and monitor and adjust sales plan by staying abreast of fashion/industry trends and competition
  • Secure and analyze quotations; negotiate prices and terms with vendors. Select vendors with respect to cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities
  • Ensure that product quality standards are met. Meet and exceed customer expectations through selection and pricing
  • Analyze sales history for trends and item performance
  • Run and analyze reports to create actionable recommendations
  • Shop competition to compare products, pricing, merchandising, etc.
  • Monitor and track quarterly goals and objectives 
  • Maintain budgeted profit margins and OTB for designated areas
  • Monitor vendor performance for quality, price, and delivery to determine vendor base
  • Integrate brand, sourcing, marketing and retail supply chain functions into the merchandising process to make advantageous business decisions
  • Troubleshoot irregularities with vendors and manage negotiations on key issues that include availability of new product, distribution of merchandise, timely deliveries, RTVs, and vendor allowances
  • Attend trade shows and conferences to research new industry trends and products
  • Coordinate and manage promotional activities and events


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years experience as a retail buyer
  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong ability in Microsoft Excel and database applications; including building spreadsheets ad hoc and creating macros
  • MicroStrategy reporting ability a plus
  • Extremely detail oriented and willing to analyze down to the lowest level
  • Ability to work closely with a diverse group of people
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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$82,988 Low Average $95,815 High $108,642

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the THE PAPER STORE BUY - Buyer in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $82,988 to $108,642 with an average total cash compensation of $95,815. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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