Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

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.

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. Excludes "Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products" (13-1021) and "Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products" (13-1022).

Illustrative examples: Radio Time Buyer, Equipment, Supplies, and Tools Purchasing Agent

Broad Occupation: 13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
Minor Group: 13-1000 Business Operations Specialists
Major Group: 13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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