Purchasing managers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Purchasing managers was $90,768 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Purchasing managers by wage are Public relations and fundraising managers, Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, and Computer programmers.
Purchasing managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Chief executives & legislators, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing managers, Sales managers, and 24 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Purchasing managers are Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, Woodlawn, Rose Hill & Mount Vernon PUMA, VA, and St. Mary's & Calvert Counties PUMA, MD. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Purchasing managers are Woodlawn, Rose Hill & Mount Vernon PUMA, VA, Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, and Tigard, Tualatin & Sherwood Cities PUMA, OR.