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$34,771

Average Base Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$862

Average Bonus
The average senior merchandise buyer salary in Arkansas, United States is $34,771 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. This is 14% lower (-$5,772) than the average senior merchandise buyer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $862. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.
Salary by Experience

$20,534

Entry Level Salary

$41,507

Senior Level Salary
An entry level senior merchandise buyer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $20,534. On the other end, a senior level senior merchandise buyer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $41,507.

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Job Description
Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.
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