Standard Occupational Classification

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13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing. Include contract specialists, field contractors, purchasers, price analysts, tooling coordinators, and media buyers. Exclude "Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products" (13-1021) and "Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products" (13-1022).

Buyers and Purchasing Agents (broad occupation)

Business Operations Specialists (minor group)

Business and Financial Operations Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009

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