Senior Buyer Salary in Houston, Texas

Three-fifths of Senior Buyers in Houston have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $53K to $96K per year, but median earnings come to around $70K per year. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. Male Houston Senior Buyers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. Most Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,654 - $90,954
(Median)
$54K
$70K
$91K
MEDIAN: $70,449
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$53,654 - $90,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,874  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $4,034  
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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$52,576 - $96,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Buyer in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $62K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $73K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Houston Senior Buyers bring in $75K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $83K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Senior Buyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Buyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 14%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 12%

Data Analysis
up arrow 12%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 11%

Supply Chain
up arrow 10%

Vendor Management
up arrow 9%


Inventory Management
up arrow 7%

Forecasting
up arrow 6%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 4%

Negotiation
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Microsoft Excel
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Procurement
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National Average
$73,000

Purchasing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 12%
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