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Senior Buyer Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Senior Buyers tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $71K annually, but may range from $53K to $101K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Men make up the majority of Senior Buyers in Houston (61 percent) survey respondents. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$54,297 - $92,699
MEDIAN: $71,205

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$54,297 - $92,699  
$0.00 - $15,025  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $6,000  
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).
$52,872 - $101,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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.

Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $62K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $74K. Houston Senior Buyers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $75K. As Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $83K.

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 9%