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Purchasing Managers

in Massachusetts

Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. Includes wholesale or retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers.

Occupation Projection for Purchasing Managers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
113061  Purchasing Managers 3,047 3,231 184 6.04 % 91 154 18 263 Bachelor's degree 

Purchasing Managers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Management of Companies and Enterprises    630  21 % 680  21 % 50  8 % $137,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises    630  21 % 680  21 % 50  8 % $137,560
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    440  14 % 510  16 % 70  15 % $131,410
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    440  14 % 510  16 % 70  15 % $131,410
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    270  9 % 250  8 % -20  -7 % $124,750
Wholesale Trade    260  8 % 270  8 % 10  5 % $123,030
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    130  4 % 140  4 % 10  5 % $114,870
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