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Wholesale and Retail Buyers

Buy merchandise to sell to consumers at either the retail or wholesale level.

Quick Facts

Wages:

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Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -2.7%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Bachelor's degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Obtain information about goods or services.
  • Research issues related to the environment or sustainable business practices.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Discuss business strategies, practices, or policies with managers.
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Job Title Examples:

Procurement Specialist
Purchasing Manager
Trader

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