Senior Buyer in Houston, Texas Salary

A little over a half of Houston Senior Buyers are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $52K to $98K per year, and the average comes out to $71K per year. In the world of Senior Buyers in Houston, overall income ranges from $52K near the bottom to $98K at the top; this can include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Houston Senior Buyers (62 percent) survey respondents are male. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$52,524 - $92,799
MEDIAN: $71,466

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$52,524 - $92,799  
$0.00 - $14,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,960  
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).
$51,655 - $98,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Buyer

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

For Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $61K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $76K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $76K in this role. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Senior Buyers in Houston with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $84K.

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Experience Affects Senior Buyer Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

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

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 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: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 12%