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Best states for a Purchaser

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Purchaser opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

In order to help you determine the best states for Purchasers, we ranked all fifty states from best to worst for Purchasers.

Although there are abundant Purchaser jobs in America, a large number of them are in the West.

Rhode Island is the best state in the country for Purchaser jobs, and New Jersey has the second-highest median salary in the country.

The median salary for Purchasers in Rhode Island is $62,075.

Compare that to the median salary in Idaho of $47,027, which ranked worst for Purchasers, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

We found that Rhode Island is the best state for Purchaser jobs, whereas Idaho is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Purchasers in 2019

  1. Rhode Island
  2. Michigan
  3. New Jersey
  4. Virginia
  5. Connecticut
  6. Minnesota
  7. District of Columbia
  8. Ohio
  9. Washington
  10. Texas
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  • (105 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (63 jobs)
  • (43 jobs)
  • (65 jobs)
  • (3 jobs)
  • (91 jobs)
  • (54 jobs)
  • (217 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Purchaser positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

We also have the current list of job openings for Purchasers available below.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Purchasers in 2019

1. Rhode Island

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
11 $62,076 $46,000 $83,000 1.38
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Rhode Island

2. Michigan

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
105 $58,015 $42,000 $78,000 1.76
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Michigan

3. New Jersey

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $68,215 $50,000 $91,000 0.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in New Jersey

4. Virginia

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
63 $68,215 $50,000 $92,000 0.7
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Virginia

5. Connecticut

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
43 $60,859 $45,000 $82,000 1.51
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Connecticut

6. Minnesota

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
65 $58,562 $43,000 $79,000 1.27
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Minnesota

7. District of Columbia

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $91,288 $67,000 $123,000 0.17
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in District of Columbia

8. Ohio

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
91 $56,433 $41,000 $76,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Ohio

9. Washington

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
54 $62,076 $46,000 $83,000 0.83
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Washington

10. Texas

Total Purchaser Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
217 $56,433 $41,000 $76,000 1.22
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Purchaser Jobs in Texas

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Purchaser

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Purchaser

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