Senior Purchasing Agent Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for senior purchasing 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 118,489 senior purchasing agents currently employed in the United States.
- 40.0% of all senior purchasing agents are women, while only 56.4% are men.
- The average age of an employed senior purchasing agent is 46 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of senior purchasing agents is White (71.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10.6%) and Black or African American (8.8%).
- The majority of senior purchasing agents are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.
- Senior purchasing agents are most in-demand in Denver, CO.
- Senior purchasing agents are paid an average annual salary of $80,514.
- San Francisco, CA pays an annual average wage of $90,823, the highest in the US.
- Senior purchasing agents average starting salary is $63,000.
- In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid senior purchasing agents earn as much as $102,000 or more.
- Pennsylvania is the best state for senior purchasing agents to live.
- Senior purchasing agents are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.
Senior Purchasing Agent Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Senior Purchasing Agent
Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man
Senior Purchasing Agent Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the senior purchasing agent position over time.
Senior Purchasing 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.
|Human Resources Administrative Assistant||11%||85%|
|Assistant To Human Resources Director||12%||83%|
|Senior Purchasing Agent||56%||40%|
|Grain Elevator Worker||91%||8%|
Senior Purchasing Agent Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among senior purchasing agents is White, which makes up 71.1% of all senior purchasing agents. Comparatively, there are 10.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 71.1%
- Hispanic or Latino, 10.6%
- Black or African American, 8.8%
- Asian, 7.3%
- Unknown, 1.6%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%
Senior Purchasing 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 senior purchasing agents.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Senior Purchasing Agent Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of a Senior Purchasing Agent
We determined the average age of senior purchasing agents based on ethnicity and gender.
Senior Purchasing Agent Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of senior purchasing agent employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of senior purchasing agents is 40+ years old, which represents 70% of the population.
Types of Senior Purchasing Agent Degree Levels
The most common degree for senior purchasing agents is bachelor's degree 68% of senior purchasing agents earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 15% and rounding it off is master's degree with 13%.
- Bachelors, 68%
- Associate, 15%
- Masters, 13%
- High School Diploma, 2%
- Other Degrees, 2%
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Senior Purchasing Agent Wage Gap By Education
Senior Purchasing Agent Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ senior purchasing agents. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most senior purchasing agents is the manufacturing industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire senior purchasing agents.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Senior Purchasing Agent Work In
Employees with the senior purchasing agent job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most senior purchasing agents prefer to work at public companies over private companies.
Top Industries Hiring Senior Purchasing Agents
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ senior purchasing agents. Those industries include manufacturing, technology and retail.
Senior Purchasing Agent Turnover And Employment Statistics
Senior Purchasing 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 senior purchasing agents changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Senior Purchasing Agent Stay in a Job
By looking over 3,157 senior purchasing agents resumes, we figured out that the average senior purchasing agent enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 29%.
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Senior Purchasing 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 senior purchasing agents.
|Senior Purchasing Agent||12.70%|
|Business Continuity Global Director||18.40%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Senior Purchasing Agents
The most common foreign language among senior purchasing agents is Spanish at 43.2%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 13.7% and Arabic is the third-most popular at 6.3%.
- Spanish, 43.2%
- French, 13.7%
- Arabic, 6.3%
- Japanese, 5.3%
- Chinese, 4.2%
- Other, 27.3%