Senior Buyer Salary in Houston, Texas

Senior Buyers in Houston who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up roughly three in five of Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas. Pay fluctuates from $53K to $96K per year, but expected earnings average $70K per year. A large number have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Male Houston Senior Buyers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (61 percent) are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$53,654 - $90,954
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.
$53,654 - $90,954  
$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).
$52,576 - $96,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 Senior Buyers in Houston, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $62K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $73K. For Houston Senior Buyers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $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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Strategic Planning
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Data Analysis
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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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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%