Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $50,010 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation, Procurement, Contract Negotiation, Microsoft Excel, and Vendor Management.
Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$35,411 - $87,237
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MEDIAN: $50,010
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Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$13.21 - $31.25
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,411 - $87,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,898 - $90,118  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $31.25  
   
Overtime
$21.08 - $39.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,898 - $90,118  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Experience Affects Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 31%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 62%
Procurement
up arrow 24%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 21%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%
Vendor Management
up arrow 12%
National Average
$50,000
Purchasing
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 19%
Inventory Management
up arrow 20%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.
Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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