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Wholesale and Retail Buyers
(Except Farm Products)
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or $30.51 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (56)
Assisting and Caring for Others (39)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (15)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products' job openings is expected to decline by -7% by 2031
'Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products' is expected to be a very slow 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 'Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products' was $63,470, or $30.51 hourly
'Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products' are paid 38.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products?
As of 2021 there were 439,020 people employed as Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products within the United States.
This represents around 0.31% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 320 people are employed as Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products.
Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. May negotiate contracts. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.
SOC Code: 13-1022.00
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