Average Mid-Career Purchasing Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

$49,491
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$3,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Purchasing Assistant in Houston, Texas is $49,491.
25%
$47k
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$49k
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$56k
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75%
MEDIAN $49,491
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Salary
$47k - $56k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$21k - $60k

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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.

Career Paths

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Purchasing Assistant
Purchasing Manager
Purchasing Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Purchasing Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Purchasing Assistant

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 $42,555 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Purchasing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,452 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Purchasing Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 0.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (31.1% less), Kansas City, Missouri (15.1% less) and Austin, Texas (9.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
76.7%
Experienced
23.3%