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Fast Facts for Purchasing Managers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Santa Barbara and Santa Ana
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, Salinas and Stockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Jose and San Diego

Salaries for Purchasing Managers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Bakersfield and Santa Rosa

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  • 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
  • Business Administration (BS)
  • Offers several scholarship opportunities for students who qualify.
  • Laptop computers are issued to each student at the beginning of their program.
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San Marcos
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Programs
  • MBA - General

What They’re Known For

Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.


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
  • Certificate - Business Administration (Management)
  • Degree - Business Administration (Management)
  • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
  • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
  • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  • 11 campuses across California, with an online division as well.
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Temecula
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Our objective is to prepare you for a life-long, successful career in Media Arts, Business or Information Technology. Our goal is to provide you with the best possible foundation that will serve you in your first job as well as throughout your career.

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Monrovia
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Programs
  • Certificate - Business Office Administration

You can advance your career with a degree from Charter College Online. We offer several Associates and Bachelors degrees in the business, health care, accounting and legal fields. Our accelerated programs are designed to help you complete your degree as quickly as possible. We offer year-round classes and flexible scheduling - study anytime from anywhere. We help students get not only with the technical skills necessary for success, but also job search and placement assistance so you can find new opportunities after graduation.

Programs
  • General Business - D.B.A.
  • MBA - Building Creativity
  • MBA - Strategic Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration

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Whatever your motivation for considering an undergraduate or graduate degree, Florida Tech offers programs online that can meet your needs. Here are a few reasons Florida Tech may be the right choice for you.

Programs
  • MBA - Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Master of Business Administration Online
  • Study at a university accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
  • Immediately apply what you’re learning to current workplace challenges
  • Experience the convenience and flexibility of online learning—access coursework 24/7
  • Take advantage of four start dates per year
  • Benefit from no required GRE/GMAT 
  • Enjoy small class sizes and students from diverse backgrounds
  • Earn your degree from a respected institution in as few as 18 months

More California Purchasing Manager Training Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
San Diego
Doctorate
3,704
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Culver City
Masters
676
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
347
Azusa
Doctorate
8,084
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Barstow
Associate
2,906
Berkeley
Associate
5,287
Scotts Valley
Masters
537
La Mirada
Doctorate & First Professional
5,830
Oroville
Associate
12,228
Riverside
Masters
3,775
San Diego
Bachelor
568
Vallejo
Bachelor
858
San Luis Obispo
Masters
19,777
Pomona
Masters
21,477
Bakersfield
Masters
7,700
Camarillo
Masters
3,599
Chico
Masters
17,034
Carson
Masters
12,082
Hayward
Masters
13,124
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Fullerton
Doctorate
37,130
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Los Angeles
Doctorate
21,051
Seaside
Masters
4,080
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
San Bernardino
Doctorate
17,066
San Marcos
Masters
9,159
Turlock
Doctorate
8,836
Redwood City
Associate
5,764
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Glendora
Associate
11,467
Claremont
Doctorate
2,127
Fountain Valley
Associate
9,316
Alameda
Associate
5,979
Kentfield
Associate
6,476
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Visalia
Associate
11,697
Weed
Associate
2,782
Sonora
Associate
2,734
Irvine
Masters
2,392
San Pablo
Associate
7,147
Joshua Tree
Associate
1,673
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
Yucaipa
Associate
5,382
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
El Cajon
Associate
9,358
Cypress
Associate
13,592
Cupertino
Associate
24,115
Pleasant Hill
Associate
19,768
San Rafael
Masters
2,125
Monterey Park
Associate
28,889
Torrance
Associate
24,895
Compton
Associate
3,641
San Jose
Associate
8,707
Quincy
Associate
1,688
Folsom
Associate
8,193
Los Altos Hills
Associate
18,132
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Gilroy
Associate
6,049
Glendale
Associate
16,827
Huntington Beach
Associate
13,354
El Cajon
Associate
17,359
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Oakland
Masters
1,114
Fullerton
Masters
974
Arcata
Masters
7,773
Stockton
Bachelors & First Professional
756
Imperial
Associate
8,682
Irvine
Associate
9,805
Pleasant Hill
Doctorate
1,565
South Lake Tahoe
Associate
2,576
Oakland
Associate
11,745
Livermore
Associate
8,024
Susanville
Associate
1,829
Oakland
Masters
319
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Los Angeles
Associate
17,204
Sylmar
Associate
8,493
Woodland Hills
Associate
19,526
Los Angeles
Associate
6,095
Los Angeles
Associate
13,194
Valley Glen
Associate
17,264
Pittsburg
Associate
8,360
Sacramento
Associate
619
Ukiah
Associate
4,347
Atherton
Bachelor
680
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oakland
Associate
6,944
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Monterey
Associate
9,238
Moorpark
Associate
14,495
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Los Angeles
Doctorate
2,366
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Napa
Associate
7,169
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Fremont
Doctorate
784
Belmont
Masters
1,491
Fremont
Associate
11,083
Costa Mesa
Associate
24,424
Oxnard
Associate
6,803
Los Angeles
Doctorate
213
Blythe
Associate
3,831
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Malibu
Doctorate & First Professional
7,582
San Diego
Masters
3,480
Porterville
Associate
3,773
Reedley
Associate
12,158
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
Mission Viejo
Associate
18,371
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
San Bernardino
Associate
12,839
El Cajon
Bachelor
489
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Associate
21,437
San Diego
Associate
10,650
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
Calexico
Masters
885
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
Bakersfield
Associate
602
Fresno
Associate
675
Salida
Associate
254
Rancho Cordova
Associate
619
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
791
Visalia
Associate
892
San Jose
Associate
9,805
San Jose
Masters
31,906
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Santa Barbara
Associate
21,632
Santa Clara
Doctorate & First Professional
8,685
Santa Monica
Associate
28,958
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Orange
Associate
14,085
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
San Jose
Masters
244
Redding
Masters
1,076
San Bruno
Associate
8,359
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Rohnert Park
Masters
8,770
Anaheim
Bachelor
396
Stanford
Doctorate & First Professional
19,782
Taft
Associate
9,328
Santa Clarita
Doctorate & First Professional
1,511
San Jose
Bachelor
551
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Davis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,796
Irvine
Doctorate & First Professional
26,483
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
37,476
Riverside
Doctorate
17,187
La Jolla
Doctorate & First Professional
27,020
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
8,714
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Stockton
Doctorate
6,235
Costa Mesa
Masters
2,254
Ventura
Associate
12,603
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Coalinga
Associate
2,833
Lemoore
Associate
3,833
Culver City
Associate
9,975
Saratoga
Associate
11,210
Whittier
Masters & First Professional
1,985
Rocklin
Bachelor
515
Marysville
Associate
9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Purchasing Managers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Purchasing Managers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Purchasing Managers 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
Bakersfield 70 $99,740
Fresno 120 $78,670
Oxnard 140 $109,500
Thousand Oaks 140 $109,500
Ventura 140 $109,500
Riverside 410 $94,400
San Bernardino 410 $94,400
Ontario 410 $94,400
Sacramento 350 $109,100
Roseville 350 $109,100
Arden 350 $109,100
Arcade 350 $109,100
San Diego 870 $116,060
Carlsbad 870 $116,060
Los Angeles 3480 $101,760
Long Beach 3480 $101,760
Anaheim 3480 $101,760
Modesto 60 $89,360
Santa Cruz 30 $85,630
Watsonville 30 $85,630
Santa Maria 100 $122,640
Santa Barbara 100 $122,640
Santa Rosa 90 $98,800
San Francisco 1460 $124,950
Oakland 1460 $124,950
Hayward 1460 $124,950
Stockton 60 $98,540
Lodi 60 $98,540
San Jose 960 $139,450
Sunnyvale 960 $139,450
Santa Clara 960 $139,450
Vallejo 30 $130,810
Fairfield 30 $130,810
Visalia 40 $87,830
Porterville 40 $87,830

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