U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
11-3061 Purchasing Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. Includes wholesale or retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers.
Illustrative examples: Purchasing Director,
Broad Occupation: 11-3060 Purchasing Managers
Minor Group: 11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers
Major Group: 11-0000 Management Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010