Average Base Pay
30.9% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Buyers and Purchasing Agents role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $40,860. A Buyers and Purchasing Agents candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $49,590. A person in a mid-career Buyers and Purchasing Agents role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $64,280 a year. Buyers and Purchasing Agents with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $77,790. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Buyers and Purchasing Agents role’s annual salary averages $101,340 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Buyers and Purchasing Agents position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $64,280 higher than the national average for Buyers and Purchasing Agents positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Buyers and Purchasing Agents roles that can advance both internally and with another company.