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2021 Colorado Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary Guide

Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semifinished materials for manufacturing. May negotiate contracts.

Colorado Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary 2021

Salary

$68.3K

Growth

3%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Make in Colorado 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $40,230 $50,700 $68,270 $89,820 $112,290
Hourly Wage $19.34 $24.38 $32.82 $43.18 $53.99

How Much Do Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Make in Colorado 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$40,230
$50,700
$68,270
$89,820
$112,290
Hourly Wage
$19.34
$24.38
$32.82
$43.18
$53.99

What Do Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Do?

Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semifinished materials for manufacturing. May negotiate contracts.

Also known as:

Buyer, Procurement Official, Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Administrator, Purchasing Agent

  • Execute sales or other financial transactions.
  • Purchase products or services.
  • Evaluate applicable laws and regulations to determine impact on organizational activities.
  • Purchase products or services.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients or service providers.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Establish organizational guidelines or policies.
  • Monitor inventories of products or materials.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Train personnel to enhance job skills.
  • Maintain data in information systems or databases.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Obtain information about goods or services.
  • Monitor organizational processes.
  • Monitor inventories of products or materials.
  • Monitor inventories of products or materials.
  • Develop technical specifications for systems or equipment.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Obtain information about goods or services.
  • Analyze market conditions or trends.
  • Conduct eligibility or selection interviews.
  • Estimate demand for products or services.
  • Pay charges, fees, or taxes.
  • Develop business relationships.

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Job Outlook in Colorado

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Colorado 9,200 9,480 3% 1,000
United States 449,300 409,700 -9% 36,000

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Job Outlook in Colorado

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Colorado
9,200
9,480
3%
1,000
United States
449,300
409,700
-9%
36,000

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • 1 to 12 months on-the-job training

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Schools in Colorado

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Arapahoe Community College Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Littleton, CO Less than one year: 0
Colorado Christian University Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Lakewood, CO 2 years: 1
4 years: 3
Less than one year: 2
Colorado Mountain College Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Glenwood Springs, CO 2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 0

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Schools in Colorado

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Littleton, CO
Less than one year: 0
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Lakewood, CO
2 years: 1
4 years: 3
Less than one year: 2
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Glenwood Springs, CO
2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 0

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Jobs in Colorado.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Buyer Flight Safety International Inc Denver, Colorado 09/23/2021 No
Buyer II IMI Norgren LLC Littleton, Colorado 09/23/2021 No
Buyer II IMI Norgren LLC Littleton, Colorado 09/23/2021 No
Buyer/Purchasing Agent System One Henderson, Colorado 09/23/2021 Yes
Category Lead - Strategic Sourcing Ball Aerospace Westminster, Colorado 09/23/2021 Yes
Category Manager- Raw Materials Medtronic Louisville, Colorado 09/23/2021 Yes
Category Specialist III - Mechanical Ball Aerospace Westminster, Colorado 09/23/2021 Yes
Category Specialist III - Mechanical Ball Aerospace Westminster, Colorado 09/23/2021 Yes
Contract Administrator RSI EnTech Grand Junction, Colorado 09/23/2021 No
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Denver, Colorado 09/23/2021 Yes

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Jobs in Colorado.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Flight Safety International Inc
Denver, Colorado
09/23/2021
No
IMI Norgren LLC
Littleton, Colorado
09/23/2021
No
IMI Norgren LLC
Littleton, Colorado
09/23/2021
No
System One
Henderson, Colorado
09/23/2021
Yes
Ball Aerospace
Westminster, Colorado
09/23/2021
Yes
Medtronic
Louisville, Colorado
09/23/2021
Yes
Ball Aerospace
Westminster, Colorado
09/23/2021
Yes
Ball Aerospace
Westminster, Colorado
09/23/2021
Yes
RSI EnTech
Grand Junction, Colorado
09/23/2021
No
General Dynamics Information Technology
Denver, Colorado
09/23/2021
Yes

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary Guide 2021

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