Purchasing Managers

6.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
45%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$127,150
or $61.12 hourly
VOLUME
69,310
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 45% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Negotiation
Originality
Persuasion
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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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.

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: 11-3061.00

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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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