Average Purchaser Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

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The average hourly pay for a Purchaser in Houston, Texas is $16.22.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $33
$641 - $3,439
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6,500
Total Pay
$29,765 - $75,268

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Job Description for Purchaser

Purchaser Tasks
  • Procure and contract for goods and services in a specific industry.
  • Take corrective action when defective goods are received.
  • Inventory existing property and conduct audits.
  • Test and evaluate sample products, draw up and approve requisitions, and ensure adequate supply.
  • Research and identify vendors, and negotiate to achieve desired quality, price, and timetables.

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Popular Skills for Purchaser

Skills in Purchasing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Control, Microsoft Excel, Inventory Management and Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Purchaser

An early career Purchaser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.66 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Purchaser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.24 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Purchaser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.00 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Purchaser in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (20.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (19.4% more).

Years of Experience

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