Senior Buyer Salary in Houston, Texas

With approximately three in five of Senior Buyers in Houston reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $53K to $96K per year and averages out to $70K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas. There are more male Houston Senior Buyers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 61 percent. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$53,454 - $90,954

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$53,454 - $90,954  
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$52,623 - $95,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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 many Senior Buyers in Houston, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $61K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $73K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $75K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $83K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Senior Buyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Buyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Contract Management
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Data Analysis
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Strategic Planning
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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Vendor Management
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Supply Chain
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Inventory Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

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


39 %
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

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