An average Houston Senior Buyer can expect to take home roughly $70K annually. Men make up a slight majority of Senior Buyers in Houston (56 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,166 - $92,960
$46K
$70K
$93K
MEDIAN: $70,465
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$26.91 - $38.25
$30
MEDIAN: $29.62
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,166 - $92,960  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,162  
Profit Sharing
$850  
Total Pay (?
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$48,052 - $98,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$29.62  
   
Overtime
$45.78  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,162  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
Total Pay (?
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$48,052 - $98,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Buyer

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $62K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $73K. Senior Buyers in Houston, Texas with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $83K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $78K by contrast.

Key Stats for Senior Buyer

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Buyer Salaries




National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Senior Buyer Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 21%


Negotiation
up arrow 7%


Forecasting
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Supply Chain
0%

National Average
$72,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 1%

Sourcing
up arrow 3%


Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 5%

Purchasing
up arrow 7%

Vendor Management
up arrow 8%

Inventory Management
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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