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or $61.12 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (75)
Assisting and Caring for Others (41)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (4)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Purchasing Managers' job openings is expected to rise 3.8% by 2031
'Purchasing Managers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Purchasing Managers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Purchasing Managers' was $127,150, or $61.12 hourly
'Purchasing Managers' are paid 177.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as purchasing managers?
As of 2021 there were 69,310 people employed as Purchasing Managers within the United States.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Purchasing Managers.
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: 11-3061.00
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