Average Purchasing Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

$43,419
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Purchasing Assistant in Houston, Texas is $43,419.
10%
$31k
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$43k
90%
$56k
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$31k - $56k
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$2k - $5k
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$27k - $54k

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Job Description for Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant Tasks
  • Issue purchase orders.
  • Confirm accuracy of orders.
  • Manage goods throughout the purchasing/receiving process.
  • Maintain accurate records related to purchases.

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Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Purchasing Assistant

An early career Purchasing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,195 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Purchasing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,803 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,452 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (26.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (16.7% less) and Seattle, Washington (11.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Early Career
65.1%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
16.3%