Purchasing Managers

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Occupation Description

Purchasing managers advise, strategize and coordinate the activities of purchasing officers, buyers and other related employees involved in the purchase of good required to meet goals. Wholesale and retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers are included under this title.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

69400

Job Openings By 2020

25600

Growth Rate

7.2%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Business Administration
Bachelors in Business Administration - Supply Chain Management

Required Work Experience

More than 5 years

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth