dcsimg

Purchasing Managers picture    Purchasing Managers image

Career information and college search tools for purchasing managers and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Schools for Purchasing Managers are listed in the Browse Schools Section.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Purchasing Managers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Purchasing Managers jobs , as of 2016

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 3,420 $118,400
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 1,900 $119,640
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 1,700 $152,580
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 1,570 $135,020
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn 1,380 $119,580
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 1,370 $133,140
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale 1,340 $102,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 1,310 $122,190
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 1,010 $143,140
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 790 $121,620

Compare Total Employment & Salaries for Purchasing Managers

Use our handy tool to see what employment and salary numbers look like for two different metro areas

Select State
Select Metro Area 1
Select Metro Area 2
Employment
Salary

Total employment and salary for professions similar to purchasing managers

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Purchasing Managers

To find out more about building a career as Purchasing Managers, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

All Types

Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Purchasing Managers

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment 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
Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.
 
Results:  10
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • MBA - Supply Chain Management
  • BA Supply Chain Management
  • MBA - Project Management
  • Earn your degree online from Ashford University!
  • Choose from Undergraduate and Graduate classes
  • Business, Health Care, Psychology and Liberal Arts programs to choose from
  • Apply Now! Classes begin every Tuesday!
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration - Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Business Aministration
  • Ranked among the top 20 Regional Universities in the West in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes Magazine in 2014.
  • More than 97% of tenure-track faculty holds a terminal degree in their field.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 15:1, and 47.5% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • MBA - Supply Chain Management
  • BA Supply Chain Management
  • MA Organizational Management - Supply Chain Management
  • Take advantage of nearly a century’s worth of business research & expertise at Ashford
  • 24 degree programs including Business Leadership & Business Information Studies
  •  72% enrolled students in 2015 received federal student loans
  • 88% alumni satisfaction rating (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) accredited
Programs
  • MBA: Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  • MHA: Supply Chain Management
  • DBA: Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • M.B.A.
  • B.S. in Business Administration
  • Bridge (Doctor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics)
  • Why Earn Your Degree from GCU?
  • Options: Choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more!
  • Convenience: Complete courses online, on campus, or a combination of both!
  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours.
  • Quality: Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and is regionally accredited. Learn more today!
Programs
  • Business Administration (BS)

The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

 

Congratulations! Your interest in California College San Diego is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.

camnpus icon
San Diego
Request Info
Programs
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Business Administration (DBA)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Project Management - PhD in Bus. Admin.
  • Project Management - BBA
  • Project Management - D.B.A.
  • 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
  • Business Administration (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Customized Professional (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Business
  • Associate of Arts in Business
  • Master of Business Administration
  • For nearly a century, CIU has provided an enriching Christ-centered education
  • CIU is SACSCC and ABHE accredited to ensure students’ academic & spiritual growth
  • Students receive one-on-one attention from talented & experienced professors
  • 497 undergrads with an avg. class size of 20, for strong educational experiences
  • Many students receive financial aid if they are eligible

We have some additional detailed pages at the state level for Purchasing Managers.

Numbers in parentheses are counts of relevant campus-based schools in the state; online schools may also be available.

Back to Top