Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

The following industries employ Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products ,  SOC Code  13-1023  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Bachelor's degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2012 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 2,400 2,100 -300
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 1,800 1,700 -100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 1,700 1,300 -400
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 1,500 1,800 300
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 1,100 1,400 300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 900 1,200 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 900 1,100 200
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 900 900 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 700 1,100 400
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 700 800 100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 500 400 -100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 500 500 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 400 500 100
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 400 400 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 400 600 200
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 300 400 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 300 400 100
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 300 300 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 300 200 -100
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 300 300 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 300 300 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 300 300 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 300 400 100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 200 300 100
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 200 300 100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 200 300 100
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 200 200 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 200 100 -100
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 200 100 -100
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 200 200 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 200 100 -100
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 200 200 0
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 200 200 0
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 200 200 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 100 100 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 100 100 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 100 100 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324100 ) 100 100 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 100 200 100
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 100 100 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 100 100 0
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 100 100 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 100 100 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 100 100 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 100 200 100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 100 100 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 100 100 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 100 100 0
Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 100 100 0
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 100 100 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 100 100 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 100 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 100 100 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 100 100 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 100 100 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Scheduled Air Transportation   (NAICS 481100 ) 0 100 100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 0 100 100
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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