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2021 Rhode Island 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.

Rhode Island Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products Salary 2021

Salary

$72.1K

Growth

-9%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $42,270 $55,910 $72,140 $91,150 $115,820
Hourly Wage $20.32 $26.88 $34.68 $43.82 $55.68

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

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$42,270
$55,910
$72,140
$91,150
$115,820
Hourly Wage
$20.32
$26.88
$34.68
$43.82
$55.68

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 Rhode Island

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

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

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
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 Rhode Island.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology North Smithfield, Rhode Island 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology North Kingstown, Rhode Island 09/23/2021 Yes
Contracts Administrator Senior General Dynamics Information Technology Newport, Rhode Island 09/23/2021 Yes

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

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
General Dynamics Information Technology
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
09/23/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Newport, Rhode Island
09/23/2021
Yes

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

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