Purchasing managers are most often employed by the National security & international affairs industry. The average yearly wage for Purchasing managers was $90,456 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Purchasing managers by wage are Human resources managers, General & operations managers, and Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians.
Purchasing managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing managers, Sales managers, Public relations and fundraising managers, and 24 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Purchasing managers are Davenport City PUMA, IA, Woodlawn, Rose Hill & Mount Vernon PUMA, VA, and Walton, Washington, Holmes & Bay Counties PUMA, FL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Purchasing managers are Woodlawn, Rose Hill & Mount Vernon PUMA, VA, Burbank City PUMA, CA, and Davenport City PUMA, IA.