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Best states for a Purchasing Agent

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Purchasing Agents, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Purchasing Agent positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

As Purchasing Agents are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for Purchasing Agents. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a Purchasing Agent, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

Georgia is the best state for jobs for Purchasing Agents, and Louisiana is the worst.

The most common pay in Georgia is $55,296, while the median pay in Louisiana is $39,317.

We found that the West is best for Purchasing Agents, and the Northeast is the worst.

Indianapolis is the best city in the country for Purchasing Agent jobs, where as Georgia is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Purchasing Agents in 2019

  1. Georgia
  2. Rhode Island
  3. Michigan
  4. Connecticut
  5. Virginia
  6. District of Columbia
  7. Maryland
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Minnesota
  10. Ohio
  • (224 jobs)
  • (25 jobs)
  • (248 jobs)
  • (139 jobs)
  • (201 jobs)
  • (33 jobs)
  • (138 jobs)
  • (195 jobs)
  • (158 jobs)
  • (265 jobs)

We found that Georgia is the best state for Purchasing Agents, and Virginia is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Purchasing Agent jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Purchasing Agent jobs.

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

The 10 Best States For Purchasing Agents in 2019

1. Georgia

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
224 $55,296 $38,000 $79,000 1.04
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Georgia

2. Rhode Island

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
25 $52,664 $35,000 $77,000 1.05
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Rhode Island

3. Michigan

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
248 $49,530 $33,000 $73,000 1.39
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Michigan

4. Connecticut

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
139 $52,028 $35,000 $77,000 1.64
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Connecticut

5. Virginia

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
201 $58,012 $39,000 $85,000 0.75
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Virginia

6. District of Columbia

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
33 $77,104 $52,000 $114,000 0.63
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in District of Columbia

7. Maryland

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
138 $57,451 $38,000 $85,000 0.87
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Maryland

8. Massachusetts

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
195 $54,949 $37,000 $81,000 0.87
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Minnesota

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
158 $49,875 $33,000 $73,000 1.04
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Minnesota

10. Ohio

Total Purchasing Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
265 $48,202 $32,000 $71,000 1.08
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
Purchasing Agent Jobs in Ohio

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Purchasing Agent

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Purchasing Agent

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