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13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Include assistant buyers.

Buyers and Purchasing Agents (broad occupation)

Business Operations Specialists (minor group)

Business and Financial Operations Occupations (major group)

List of SOC Major Groups

SOC User Guide

 

Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009