Career Outlook for Purchasing Agents (not including wholesale, retail or farm products)

Also known as:  Equipment, Supplies, and Tools Purchasing Agent, Radio Time Buyer
The overall job outlook for Purchasing Agent careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 5.96 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.99 percent per year. Demand for Purchasing Agents is expected to go up, with an expected 63,720 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.92 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Purchasing Agents (not including wholesale, retail or farm products) in the following states
California 29,920
Texas 23,340
New York 13,780
Pennsylvania 13,470
Florida 13,310
Virginia 12,390
Ohio 11,540
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Purchasing Agents (not including wholesale, retail or farm products)
Virgin Islands 30
Guam 180
Wyoming 410
North Dakota 440
Montana 500
Vermont 550
South Dakota 650
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