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Best states for a Purchasing Manager

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Purchasing Manager opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

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

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

We figured that the best places for Purchasing Manager jobs has three things everyone would agree on.

There would be high annual wages, good career prospects (no matter what phase of the career you are in), and a lot of job opportunities.

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The 10 Best States in America For Purchasing Managers in 2019

  1. Michigan
  2. Washington
  3. California
  4. Rhode Island
  5. Ohio
  6. New Jersey
  7. Massachusetts
  8. Connecticut
  9. Wisconsin
  10. Virginia
  • (291 jobs)
  • (260 jobs)
  • (1,592 jobs)
  • (38 jobs)
  • (351 jobs)
  • (294 jobs)
  • (354 jobs)
  • (232 jobs)
  • (243 jobs)
  • (357 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Purchasing Manager jobs.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Purchasing Managers below.

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

The 10 Best States For Purchasing Managers in 2019

1. Michigan

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
291 $113,475 $85,000 $151,000 1.1
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 Manager Jobs in Michigan

2. Washington

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
260 $111,328 $89,000 $138,000 0.9
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 Manager Jobs in Washington

3. California

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,592 $109,733 $78,000 $153,000 1.24
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 Manager Jobs in California

4. Rhode Island

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
38 $99,097 $72,000 $136,000 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 Manager Jobs in Rhode Island

5. Ohio

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
351 $98,391 $79,000 $121,000 0.96
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 Manager Jobs in Ohio

6. New Jersey

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
294 $104,783 $80,000 $135,000 0.96
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 Manager Jobs in New Jersey

7. Massachusetts

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
354 $102,889 $77,000 $135,000 1.06
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 Manager Jobs in Massachusetts

8. Connecticut

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
232 $99,253 $80,000 $121,000 1.84
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
Purchasing Manager Jobs in Connecticut

9. Wisconsin

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
243 $93,717 $74,000 $117,000 1.28
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 Manager Jobs in Wisconsin

10. Virginia

Total Purchasing Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
357 $104,161 $77,000 $140,000 0.9
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 Manager Jobs in Virginia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Purchasing Manager

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

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