Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products (13-1023)
Occupation description: 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).
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Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.
Wage data is not available.
Labor Force Indicators
|2016 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2016 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||123
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||65
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||55
|2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
|Number of registrants
|Number of job position postings
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Bachelor’s degree
||Work experience: None
||On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training