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2021 Mississippi 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.

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

Salary

$58.6K

Growth

2%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $30,860 $40,490 $58,640 $80,150 $99,750
Hourly Wage $14.84 $19.47 $28.19 $38.53 $47.96

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

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$30,860
$40,490
$58,640
$80,150
$99,750
Hourly Wage
$14.84
$19.47
$28.19
$38.53
$47.96

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 Mississippi

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Mississippi 2,620 2,680 2% 10
United States 449,300 409,700 -9% 36,000

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

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Mississippi
2,620
2,680
2%
10
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 Jobs in Mississippi.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Vicksburg, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Pascagoula, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Stennis Space Center, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Hattiesburg, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Meridian, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Biloxi, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Columbus, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Jackson, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Manager Purchasing Fresenius Medical Care North America Southaven, Mississippi 09/23/2021 Yes
Merchandise Operations Specialist Petco Southaven, Mississippi 09/23/2021 No

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

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
General Dynamics Information Technology
Vicksburg, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Pascagoula, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Meridian, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Biloxi, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Columbus, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Jackson, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
Fresenius Medical Care North America
Southaven, Mississippi
09/23/2021
Yes
Petco
Southaven, Mississippi
09/23/2021
No

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

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