Purchasing Managers

3%

Will "Purchasing Managers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is very little chance of this occupation being replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll suggests a higher chance of automation: a 39% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 3% probability of automation

Projected Growth

1%

by 2024

People Employed

72,100

as of 2019

Median Annual Wage

$121,110

or $58.22 hourly

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How this compares with other jobs: 111 out of 707

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People Employed (US)

Median Annual Wage (US)

Job description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. Includes wholesale or retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers.

SOC Code: 11-3061

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Comments

Laércio Almeida says
Little chance of Purchasing occupation being replaced by robot or A.I. - But it is extremely necessary to keep updated in relation to new technologies, A.I., algorithms, analytical support, electronic reverse auction tools, e-contract automatization, etc ...
Apr 16, 2020 at 05:30 PM
GERARDO D'AGOSTINO (Likely) says
With the Robots, AI, and the standardization will be do the automated purchasing system.
Dec 13, 2019 at 04:13 AM
Sibele Miyagi (Small chance) says
Because the occupation is very strategic
Nov 21, 2019 at 03:49 PM

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