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Purchasing Managers

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Purchasing Managers jobs , as of 2016

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Huntsville 390 $118,470
Hoover 170 $97,740
Birmingham 170 $97,740
Mobile 80 $107,270
Montgomery 50 $82,380
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 80 $111,090
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Phoenix 1340 $95,240
Scottsdale 1340 $95,240
Mesa 1340 $95,240
Tucson 270 $106,580
Yuma 60 $95,290
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 170 $58,670
North Little Rock 170 $58,670
Little Rock 170 $58,670
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Long Beach 3420 $110,450
Los Angeles 3420 $110,450
Anaheim 3420 $110,450
Oakland 1370 $129,120
Hayward 1370 $129,120
San Francisco 1370 $129,120
Santa Clara 1010 $138,160
San Jose 1010 $138,160
Sunnyvale 1010 $138,160
San Diego 790 $121,410
Carlsbad 790 $121,410
Ontario 420 $96,860
San Bernardino 420 $96,860
Riverside 420 $96,860
Arcade 350 $111,170
Arden 350 $111,170
Sacramento 350 $111,170
Roseville 350 $111,170
Oxnard 130 $112,270
Thousand Oaks 130 $112,270
Ventura 130 $112,270
Fresno 110 $86,640
Santa Barbara 100 $133,680
Santa Maria 100 $133,680
Santa Rosa 90 $123,670
Stockton 70 $112,300
Lodi 70 $112,300
Bakersfield 60 $101,510
Visalia 50 $94,450
Porterville 50 $94,450
Modesto 50 $99,640
Vallejo 50 $117,170
Fairfield 50 $117,170
Santa Cruz 40 $93,590
Watsonville 40 $93,590
Paso Robles 30 $98,150
Arroyo Grande 30 $98,150
San Luis Obispo 30 $98,150
Napa 30 $134,760
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lakewood 500 $128,720
Denver 500 $128,720
Aurora 500 $128,720
Colorado Springs 80 $129,920
Boulder 60 $122,550
Fort Collins 50 $118,000
Greeley 30 $122,040
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
East Hartford 480 $125,740
West Hartford 480 $125,740
Hartford 480 $125,740
Stamford 400 $129,170
Norwalk 400 $129,170
Bridgeport 400 $129,170
New Haven 170 $101,870
Danbury 60 $118,320
Waterbury 40 $106,110
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fort Lauderdale 790 $112,640
Miami 790 $112,640
West Palm Beach 790 $112,640
Tampa 590 $113,150
Clearwater 590 $113,150
St. Petersburg 590 $113,150
Sanford 360 $105,400
Kissimmee 360 $105,400
Orlando 360 $105,400
Jacksonville 190 $117,580
Palm Bay 110 $124,190
Titusville 110 $124,190
Melbourne 110 $124,190
North Port 70 $89,410
Bradenton 70 $89,410
Sarasota 70 $89,410
Lakeland 60 $91,070
Winter Haven 60 $91,070
Deltona 40 $135,910
Ormond Beach 40 $135,910
Daytona Beach 40 $135,910
Cape Coral 30 $114,180
Fort Myers 30 $114,180
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 1310 $114,640
Sandy Springs 1310 $114,640
Atlanta 1310 $114,640
Savannah 90 $114,510
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 230 $102,660
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 170 $80,470
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Peoria 280 $143,980
Rockford 120 $85,580
Springfield 50 $109,410
Bloomington 30 $77,220
Decatur N/A $97,100
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 490 $96,460
Carmel 490 $96,460
Indianapolis 490 $96,460
Goshen 150 $73,250
Elkhart 150 $73,250
Fort Wayne 120 $83,010
West Lafayette 30 $120,930
Lafayette 30 $120,930
Columbus N/A $94,660
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cedar Rapids 160 $110,950
West Des Moines 90 $89,670
Des Moines 90 $89,670
Cedar Falls 40 $68,020
Waterloo 40 $68,020
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 180 $90,670
Topeka 40 $100,000
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fayette 120 $86,780
Lexington 120 $86,780
Bowling Green N/A $85,410
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
New Orleans 200 $77,700
Metairie 200 $77,700
Baton Rouge 200 $83,900
Lafayette 100 $58,020
Houma 50 $71,560
Thibodaux 50 $71,560
Shreveport 40 $85,600
Bossier City 40 $85,600
Lake Charles 40 $95,560
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 120 $99,320
Portland 120 $99,320
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Baltimore 740 $127,040
Towson 740 $127,040
Columbia 740 $127,040
Lexington Park 80 $130,680
California 80 $130,680
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsfield 40 $106,130
Barnstable Town 30 $97,870
Leominster 30 $105,950
Gardner 30 $105,950
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dearborn 1380 $114,470
Warren 1380 $114,470
Detroit 1380 $114,470
Grand Rapids 460 $82,030
Wyoming 460 $82,030
Ann Arbor 80 $102,390
Kalamazoo 70 $82,360
Portage 70 $82,360
Lansing 60 $87,030
East Lansing 60 $87,030
Niles 60 $145,370
Benton Harbor 60 $145,370
Saginaw 40 $64,610
Muskegon 40 $83,650
Flint 40 $94,460
Jackson 40 $104,740
Monroe 40 $113,030
Battle Creek 40 $114,820
     
Metro Area (Minnesota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rochester 60 $92,470
St. Cloud 50 $88,190
Mankato 40 $96,060
North Mankato 40 $96,060
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pascagoula 150 $102,320
Biloxi 150 $102,320
Gulfport 150 $102,320
Jackson 120 $74,750
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Joplin 40 $98,350
Springfield 40 $102,320
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 60 $93,900
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 360 $91,950
Henderson 360 $91,950
Las Vegas 360 $91,950
Reno 60 $84,700
     
Metro Area (New Hampshire) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Manchester 50 $96,800
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 100 $133,890
Hammonton 60 $108,820
Atlantic City 60 $108,820
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 110 $105,910
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Troy 390 $87,350
Schenectady 390 $87,350
Albany 390 $87,350
Niagara Falls 180 $101,060
Cheektowaga 180 $101,060
Buffalo 180 $101,060
Rochester 180 $111,270
Syracuse 80 $106,820
Binghamton 60 $79,790
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Raleigh 340 $116,640
Greensboro 240 $99,060
High Point 240 $99,060
Chapel Hill 170 $122,620
Durham 170 $122,620
Morganton 150 $97,830
Hickory 150 $97,830
Lenoir 150 $97,830
Winston 120 $108,150
Salem 120 $108,150
Asheville 50 $92,740
Burlington 40 $106,090
Wilmington 40 $123,320
Fayetteville 30 $106,330
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cleveland 550 $107,330
Elyria 550 $107,330
Columbus 510 $118,170
Akron 200 $110,250
Dayton 190 $111,820
Toledo 90 $91,610
Massillon 40 $95,220
Canton 40 $95,220
Mansfield 30 $95,760
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 330 $85,050
Tulsa 250 $84,480
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salem 70 $96,480
Eugene 60 $75,790
Medford 40 $87,460
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 330 $115,590
Carlisle 100 $117,520
Harrisburg 100 $117,520
Lancaster 80 $98,060
Reading 80 $112,550
York 60 $113,270
Hanover 60 $113,270
Hazleton 60 $115,500
Scranton 60 $115,500
Barre 60 $115,500
Wilkes 60 $115,500
State College 50 N/A
Erie 30 $93,460
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas 230 $69,470
Carolina 230 $69,470
San Juan 230 $69,470
Ponce 40 $52,690
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbia 200 $79,380
Anderson 140 $98,670
Mauldin 140 $98,670
Greenville 140 $98,670
Charleston 120 $97,640
North Charleston 120 $97,640
Spartanburg 60 $81,670
Florence 40 $132,470
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Franklin 640 $86,620
Murfreesboro 640 $86,620
Davidson 640 $86,620
Nashville 640 $86,620
Knoxville 350 $77,590
Johnson City 40 $58,960
Cleveland 40 $93,410
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Arlington 1900 $117,650
Fort Worth 1900 $117,650
Dallas 1900 $117,650
Houston 1700 $136,310
The Woodlands 1700 $136,310
Sugar Land 1700 $136,310
San Antonio 360 $116,410
New Braunfels 360 $116,410
Round Rock 300 $130,810
Austin 300 $130,810
Temple 60 $115,710
Killeen 60 $115,710
El Paso 60 $123,700
Midland 40 $123,910
Beaumont N/A $94,440
Port Arthur N/A $94,440
Waco N/A $95,760
Corpus Christi N/A $98,230
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 230 $95,380
Clearfield 100 $109,380
Ogden 100 $109,380
Orem 80 $88,350
Provo 80 $88,350
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 100 $101,820
Burlington 100 $101,820
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 420 $112,090
Roanoke 40 $106,320
Charlottesville 40 $121,450
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bellevue 1570 $129,670
Seattle 1570 $129,670
Tacoma 1570 $129,670
Kennewick 100 $133,470
Richland 100 $133,470
Spokane Valley 90 $91,000
Spokane 90 $91,000
Yakima 40 $108,510
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 520 $98,460
Milwaukee 520 $98,460
Waukesha 520 $98,460
Madison 120 $85,270
Green Bay 90 $92,210
Oshkosh 60 $87,760
Neenah 60 $87,760
Appleton 50 $94,210
Sheboygan 50 $100,510
Racine 40 $91,690
Wausau 30 $83,840
Janesville 30 $86,740
Beloit 30 $86,740

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Purchasing Managers

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Most Popular Industries for :
Purchasing Managers

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Business Management 9,040 13% $103,910
Government 5,870 8% $96,170
Electronics And Computer 4,930 7% $98,350
Durable Goods Wholesale 4,710 7% $81,890
Automotive And Vehicle Manufacturing 4,230 6% $88,420
Professional And Technical Services 3,980 5% $103,370
Non-durable Goods Wholesale 3,120 4% $82,770
Machinery 3,090 4% $82,430
Metal Products 2,400 3% $75,510
Chemicals 1,910 2% $94,120
Hospital 1,540 2% $82,870
Construction 1,400 2% $91,720
Food 1,160 1% $82,790
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,160 1% $85,020
Electrical Appliance 1,120 1% $87,740
Education 1,080 1% $82,590
Plastics And Rubber 1,010 1% $75,660
Office Services And Staffing 950 1% $90,110
Online Wholesale 950 1% $80,420
Auto And Auto Parts Dealers 830 1% $81,990
Hardware And Garden Stores 710 1% $67,750
Non-store Retailers 690 1% $88,420
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