Career Outlook for Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products

Also known as:  Cattle Buyer, Cotton Broker, Cotton Buyer, Fruit Buyer, Grain Buyer, Hog Buyer, Livestock Buyer, Oyster Buyer, Purchasing Agent, Cotton, Grain, Livestock, Other Farm Products, Tobacco Buyer
The overall job outlook for Buyer or Purchasing Agent careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 28.32 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.72 percent per year. Demand for Buyers and Purchasing Agents is expected to go up, with an expected 3,750 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.57 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products in the following states
California 820
Massachusetts 490
Illinois 480
Pennsylvania 470
Minnesota 460
Iowa 440
Nebraska 410
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products
New Mexico 40
Vermont 50
Mississippi 50
Hawaii 50
Utah 50
Connecticut 50
Virginia 70
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