$52,095
Avg. Salary
$15.94
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,000

Bonus

$6,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Purchaser in Houston, Texas is $15.94 per hour.

The average pay for a Purchaser in Houston, Texas is $52,095 per year.

10%
$13.09
10%
$15.94
50%
$26.82
90%
90%
MEDIAN $15.94
10%
$36k
10%
$52k
50%
$74k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $52,095
$35,745 - $74,109
$36K
$52K
$74K
MEDIAN: $52,095
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$13.09 - $26.82
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$0$74K
Salary $35,745 - $74,109
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $6,500
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).
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$32,036 - $74,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $26.82
Overtime $21.36
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $6,500
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).
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$32,036 - $74,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Purchaser

A purchaser is responsible for coordinating purchases of various products and services for their company. They order supplies, inventory, equipment, and services for all departments in the company. They also have to ensure that they are keeping costs under control while not sacrificing quality in the items and services they buy.

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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.

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
4.0%

Purchaser Job Listings

Key Stats for Purchaser

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Skills That Affect Purchaser Salaries

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Negotiation
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Purchasing
▼1%

Inventory Management
▼10%

Order Inventory
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%