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Senior Buyer Salary in Houston, Texas

Senior Buyers in Houston tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — close to three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $53K to $97K per year, median earnings come to $70K per year. Male Houston Senior Buyers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (62 percent) are men. Job satisfaction for Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas is high. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$53,425 - $91,224
MEDIAN: $70,043

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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.
$53,425 - $91,224  
$0.00 - $14,950  
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).
$52,678 - $96,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $61K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $73K. Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $75K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $83K.

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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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Supply Chain
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Vendor Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Inventory Management
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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 27 votes.


38 %
62 %

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%