H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing. Excludes "Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products" (13-1021) and "Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products" (13-1022).

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Bachelor's degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
1,942
1,923
-0.98%
162
$30.13
$62,660
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
1,148
1,133
-1.31%
95
$32.06
$66,681
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
351
357
1.71%
31
$28.38
$59,038
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
38
40
5.26%
3
$24.31
$50,563
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Central
69
69
0%
6
$25.31
$52,641
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Mid-Plains
42
41
-2.38%
3
$32.29
$67,164
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Northeast
170
170
0%
14
$26.12
$54,326
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Panhandle
43
44
2.33%
3
$25.45
$52,931
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Sandhills
16
16
0%
1
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Southeast
65
59
-9.23%
4
$27.97
$58,181
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.