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Fast Facts for Purchasing Agents in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, Williamsport and State College
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Allentown, Scranton and Reading
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Purchasing Agents in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Harrisburg and York

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Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • AAS in Business Administration
  • Degrees offered include Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration.
  • Students are instructed in relevant business skills like communication, mathematics, and management.
  • Coursework emphasizes the development of project management, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, 100% online and campus based programs available.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business
  • Available business concentrations include Accounting, Economics, General Management, Marketing, and Human Resource Management.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA and Online Graduate Business Programs in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Programmatic accreditation provided by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration : Procurement
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration : Customer Service
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration : Small Business Management
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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Hagerstown
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Programs
  • Online MS in Supply Chain Management
  • Ranked among the Best Business Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the NYC region in 2014 by the U.S. News and World Report.
  • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
  • The only public university in New Jersey in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising of North America’s 63 leading research universities.
Programs
  • MBA - Supply Chain Management
  • BA Supply Chain Management
  • MA Organizational Management - Supply Chain Management

Become the leader you know you can be. The Forbes School of Business & TechnologyÒat Ashford University combines the power and flexibility of online learning with high-quality, topical Forbes content so you learn business fundamentals as well as keep current on business trends, triumphs, and tragedies.

Programs
  • MBA@Simmons

Named a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes, Simmons College has earned a reputation for providing a pioneering liberal arts education for undergraduates integrated with professional work experience.

Programs
  • BBA, General Business
  • BS, Bus Admin
  • AAS, Bus Admin-Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
  • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
  • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
  • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
  • More than $64 million in Berkeley College grants and scholarships provided during the 2015-2016 award year
Programs
  • Business Administration - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Committed to excellence in post-secondary education since 1982, with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, the main campus spans 63,500 square feet.
  • Offers programs in business, design, criminal justice, and more.
  • Gives several benefits to alumni including national discounts and career services.
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Reading
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Programs
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration - Business Process Innovation
  • Dual Master of Jurusprudence in Corporate and Business Law / Master of Business Administration

Why Choose Widener University?

At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

Programs
  • Business Administration - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology, and more.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS) that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
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Allentown
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More Pennsylvania Purchasing Agent Training Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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Highest Award
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Philadelphia
Doctorate
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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Purchasing Agents

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Altoona 100 $53,240
Gettysburg 40 $53,380
Harrisburg 780 $59,290
Carlisle 780 $59,290
Bloomsburg 120 $48,610
Berwick 120 $48,610
Johnstown 90 $48,850
Chambersburg 210 $52,500
Waynesboro 210 $52,500
East Stroudsburg 110 $58,010
Erie 330 $54,360
Pittsburgh 2780 $58,470
Reading 360 $54,730
Lancaster 440 $53,880
Lebanon 120 $54,270
Scranton 370 $52,240
Wilkes 370 $52,240
Barre 370 $52,240
Hazleton 370 $52,240
State College 120 $61,360
Williamsport 100 $51,880
York 550 $60,370
Hanover 550 $60,370

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