Procurement Agent Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for procurement agents in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 73,502 procurement agents currently employed in the United States.
  • 46.3% of all procurement agents are women, while only 48.8% are men.
  • The average age of an employed procurement agent is 46 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of procurement agents is White (71.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10.5%) and Black or African American (8.7%).
  • The majority of procurement agents are located in TX, Houston and NC, Raleigh.
  • Procurement agents are most in-demand in Atlanta, GA.
  • Procurement agents are paid an average annual salary of $76,182.
  • Horsham, PA pays an annual average wage of $82,631, the highest in the US.
  • Procurement agents average starting salary is $53,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid procurement agents earn as much as $108,000 or more.
  • Pennsylvania is the best state for procurement agents to live.
  • Procurement agents are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Procurement Agent Statistics By Gender

Among procurement agents, 46.3% of them are women compared to 48.8% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 48.8%
  • Female, 46.3%
  • Unknown, 4.9%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
48.8%
Female
46.3%
Unknown
4.9%

Gender Pay Gap For Procurement Agent

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$66,641
female-income
Female Income
$63,803

Procurement Agent Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the procurement agent position over time.

Male
Female
51%
49%
46%
44%
41%
39%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
45.45%
54.55%
2009
44.49%
55.51%
2010
45.98%
54.02%
2011
45.90%
54.10%
2012
46.84%
53.16%
2013
46.71%
53.29%
2014
46.96%
53.04%
2015
46.39%
53.61%
2016
46.73%
53.27%
2017
46.39%
53.61%
2018
46.72%
53.28%

Procurement Agent Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, grain elevator worker and chief estimator have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Human Resources Administrative Assistant11%85%
Wedding Coordinator11%83%
Assistant To Human Resources Director12%83%
Procurement Agent49%46%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Procurement Agent
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Procurement Agent Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among procurement agents is White, which makes up 71.5% of all procurement agents. Comparatively, there are 10.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 71.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.5%
  • Black or African American, 8.7%
  • Asian, 7.2%
  • Unknown, 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%
Job Title
Procurement Agent RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
71.5%
Hispanic or Latino
10.5%
Black or African American
8.7%
Asian
7.2%
Unknown
1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.6%

Procurement Agent Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among procurement agents.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
73.84%
8.79%
5.24%
10.33%
2011
72.20%
9.88%
6.21%
9.93%
2012
72.39%
9.26%
5.69%
10.46%
2013
73.06%
9.60%
6.22%
8.69%
2014
71.95%
8.76%
7.27%
9.33%
2015
73.39%
8.62%
6.62%
9.22%
2016
70.71%
9.58%
6.43%
10.81%
2017
72.08%
7.96%
7.83%
9.89%
2018
71.48%
8.67%
7.17%
10.47%

Procurement Agent Wage Gap By Race

Black or african american procurement agents have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown procurement agents have the lowest average salary at $61,187.
$70,000
$68,000
$66,000
$64,000
$62,000
$60,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$61,187
White$64,733
Black or African American$67,563
Asian$67,120
Hispanic or Latino$65,507

Average Age of a Procurement Agent

We determined the average age of procurement agents based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Black or African American
47
45
Unknown
43
Asian
38
42
Hispanic or Latino
46.5
47
White
48
50
American Indian and Alaska Native
43

Procurement Agent Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of procurement agent employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of procurement agents is 40+ years old, which represents 70% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Procurement Agent YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
8%
30-40 years
22%
40+ years
70%

Types of Procurement Agent Degree Levels

Procurement Agent Wage Gap By Education

Procurement agents with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $86,548 annually. With a Bachelors degree, procurement agents earn a median annual income of $75,058 compared to $63,803 for procurement agents with an Associate degree.
$88,000
$83,000
$78,000
$73,000
$68,000
$63,000
$58,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$62,549
Master's Degree$86,548
Bachelor's Degree$75,058
Some College/ Associate Degree$63,803

Procurement Agent Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ procurement agents. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most procurement agents is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire procurement agents.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
2%
50 - 100 employees
1%
100 - 500 employees
3%
500 - 1,000 employees
9%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
33%
> 10,000 employees
53%

The Types Of Companies Procurement Agent Work In

Employees with the procurement agent job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most procurement agents prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
0%
Public
56%
Private
41%
Government
3%

Top Industries Hiring Procurement Agents

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ procurement agents. Those industries include manufacturing, technology and retail.

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Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Technology

Retail

Automotive

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Fortune 500
24%
Manufacturing
15%
Technology
10%
Retail
7%
Automotive
5%
Health Care
5%
Professional
5%
Finance
4%
Energy
4%
Transportation
3%
Telecommunication
3%
Utilities
3%
Media
2%
Construction
2%
Insurance
2%
Pharmaceutical
1%
Internet
1%
Hospitality
1%
Government
1%
Non Profits
1%

Procurement Agent Turnover And Employment Statistics

Procurement Agent Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of procurement agents changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescProcurement Agent Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
7.44%
2011
5.64%
2012
5.01%
2013
4.52%
2014
2.61%
2015
2.75%
2016
1.99%
2017
1.76%
2018
1.71%

The Average Number of Years That Procurement Agent Stay in a Job

By looking over 8,258 procurement agents resumes, we figured out that the average procurement agent enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
20%
1-2 years
34%
3-4 years
14%
5-7 years
16%
8-10 years
7%
11+ years
9%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Procurement Agents with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to procurement agents.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Procurement Agent12.70%
Human Resources Associate16.05%
Gold Buyer16.98%
Master Hearth Technician18.40%
Claims Adjuster19.42%
Document Management Consultant20.62%
Advance Agent23.56%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Human Resources Associate
16.05%
Gold Buyer
16.98%
Master Hearth Technician
18.40%
Claims Adjuster
19.42%
Document Management Consultant
20.62%
Advance Agent
23.56%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Procurement Agents

The most common foreign language among procurement agents is Spanish at 45.3%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 9.2% and French is the third-most popular at 8.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 45.3%
  • Chinese, 9.2%
  • French, 8.6%
  • Mandarin, 6.4%
  • German, 5.8%
  • Other, 24.7%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
45.3%
Chinese
9.2%
French
8.6%
Mandarin
6.4%
German
5.8%
Other
24.7%

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Where Do Procurement Agents Earn The Most?

The map here shows where procurement agents earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Procurement Agents Located?

By looking through more than 8,258 resumes, we found that the most popular places for procurement agents are TX, Houston and NC, Raleigh.

Number of Procurement Agents

Where Are Procurement Agents In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country procurement agents are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings