Purchasing Officers

(NOC 1225)


These statistics cover the career grouping of Administrative and Regulatory Occupations (NOC 122), which includes Purchasing Agents and Officers.

Workers are employed in the following industries: Manufacturing (35%), Public administration (12%), Wholesale trade (11%), Professional, scientific and technical services (7%), Mining and oil and gas extraction (6%), Construction (5%).

According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 6% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.

Women represented 48% of workers in this occupation, which is the same as the average for all occupations.

This occupation (Purchasing Agents and Officers) is part of a larger group called Administrative and Regulatory Occupations (NOC 122). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 29%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.

Modified on April 07, 2022