Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products (13-1022)
Occupation description: Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
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- Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.
Wage data is not available.