Illinois Purchasing Agents: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Purchasing Agents in Illinois

Fast Facts for Purchasing Agents in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Peoria, Rockford and Chicago
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Kankakee and Champaign
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Rockford

Salaries for Purchasing Agents in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Danville and Champaign

Schools for Purchasing Agents in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Purchasing Agent Training Schools in Illinois

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Business Administration - Procurement, BS in Business Administration - Supply Chain Management and Logistics, BS in Business Administration - Management, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration – Logistics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Doctor of Business Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Doctorate

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  • Programs: MBA - Supply Chain Management, MA/Organizational Management - Supply Chain Management, BA/Supply Chain Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: MBA - Management, Bachelor's (BBA) - Management, MBA - Operations Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

ECPI University

  • Programs: Business Administration - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Advance your career with an online degree from California InterContinental University.

  • Programs: AA - Business Administration, BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration, MBA - Project Quality and Management
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor, Master

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration - Kindom Business, Master of Business Administration - Franchising, Bachelor of Science in Business, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Operations Management
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your Master's degree online from Norwich University.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration Online
  • Degrees: Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: DBA in Project Management
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More Illinois Purchasing Agent Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Harper College Palatine Associate 15,156
Oakton Community College Des Plaines Associate 10,805

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Purchasing Agents

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Purchasing Agents

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Purchasing Agents relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 200 $60210 1.01
Champaign 110 $63130 0.51
Urbana 110 $63130 0.51
Danville 40 $51500 0.74
Decatur 50 $58980 0.47
Peoria 560 $76270 1.5
Rockford 310 $53820 0.98
Springfield 150 $67830 0.65
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