Procurement Clerks Salary 2017: How Much Money Do They Make

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Procurement Clerks

Other names for this job might include Buyer, Departmental Buyer, Expeditor, Film Replacement Orderer, Procurement Agent, Procurement Analyst, Procurement Assistant, Procurement Clerk, Procurement Coordinator, Procurement Officer


  • $41980
    Salary
  • 63%
    Job satisfaction
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    Becoming one
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    Job growth
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How Much Successful Procurement Clerks Make In 2017


In this salary guide, you will find out how much do Procurement Clerks make.

After reading this, you will be able to make a decision if working as a Procurement Clerk will suit your financial goals (e.g: buying a home, BMW or just your target salary goal).



Average salary

Annual salary
$41980 per year

Hourly wage
$20.180 per hour


1 of the most popular questions we get from our readers here at OwlGuru is how much do Procurement Clerks make per year and what is their hourly wage.

According to BLS, the average annual salary of Procurement Clerks is $41980. Their salary can also be as low as $26880 if you’re still a newbie with no experience to over $58110 if you have a ton of experience under your belt.

The typical hourly pay is $20.180 and can range from $12.920 to $27.940 which also depends if you’re a newbie or a professional.

Just like any other job, the salary of A Procurement Clerk will vary based on your education and experience level.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.
Salary rank
C

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This compares the salary of all careers and we give them a rank of A, B, C or D depending on how high or low is their average salary.

After comparing how much do Procurement Clerks make with other careers, they have a salary rank of C.



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Salary range

LevelHourlyYearly
Highest (Top 10%)$27.940$58110
Senior (Top 25%)$23.740$49390
Middle (Mid 50%)$19.910$41410
Junior (Bottom 25%)$16.130$33560
No experience (Bottom 10%)$12.920$26880


Entry-level Procurement Clerks who starts out at $33560 can expect to make $41410 after 3-5 years of experience in the field.

The bottom 10% makes less than $12.920 per hour while the top 10% makes over $27.940 per hour.

While the median wage is $41410 per annum or $19.910 per hour.

Depending on who you work for, you might also get overtime pay.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.


Highest paying industries

Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing31.8866320
Postal Service (federal government)30.6763790
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing28.0858400
Natural Gas Distribution26.9456040
Grantmaking and Giving Services26.655330
Utilities24.4350810
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution24.0149930
Wired Telecommunications Carriers23.8849660
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing23.8349570
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing23.7649410
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities23.2248300
Scientific Research and Development Services23.1148070
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences23.148050
Telecommunications23.0848010
Other Telecommunications22.8647540
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation22.8447500
Computer Systems Design and Related Services22.6547100
Water Transportation22.6247060
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction22.246170
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing21.8845510
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services21.8745480
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations21.8345400
Software Publishers21.8245380
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers21.8245380
Basic Chemical Manufacturing21.7245180
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing21.7145160
Beverage Manufacturing21.7145160
Household Appliance Manufacturing21.7145160
Employment Services21.745150
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services21.6645060
Nonresidential Building Construction21.6445020
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers21.6344990
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing21.6244970
Information21.6244960
Grain and Oilseed Milling21.5344780
Engineering Services21.4744650
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations21.4244550
Rubber Product Manufacturing21.444510
Insurance Carriers21.2144120
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services21.1944070
Lessors of Real Estate21.1644020
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned21.1644000
Federal government, including the US Postal Service21.1243920
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing21.1143910
Federal Executive Branch21.0943870
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing21.0843840
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing21.0743830
Chemical Manufacturing20.9343530
Utility System Construction20.9243510
Publishing Industries (except Internet)20.8543370
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing20.8143280
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media20.7943250
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries20.7643170
Federal, State, and Local Government20.7543170
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.7543170
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing20.7543160
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities20.7543160
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing20.7243100
Real Estate20.6943030
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing20.6642970
Rail Transportation20.6442930
Administrative and Support Services20.6142870
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing20.642840
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services20.5642760
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing20.5542750
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing20.542640
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services20.4542550
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing20.4542540
Communications Equipment Manufacturing20.4142460
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers20.4142460
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing20.3942420
Educational Services, Privately owned20.3742360
Social Advocacy Organizations20.3742360
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.2742160
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills20.2742150
Paper Manufacturing20.2342070
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing20.2142040
Support Activities for Mining20.242020
Waste Treatment and Disposal20.242020
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing20.1741950
Construction of Buildings20.1341870
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction20.141810
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation20.0941790
Manufacturing20.0841770
Management of Companies and Enterprises20.0541710
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing20.0141610
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.9841560
Finance and Insurance19.9741540
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing19.9641520
Other Insurance Related Activities19.9641510
Oil and Gas Extraction19.9141410
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.8841350
Hardware Manufacturing19.8641310
Mining19.8541290
Specialized Design Services19.8441270
Security Systems Services19.8341260
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing19.841190
Other Food Manufacturing19.7941160
Office Administrative Services19.7541080
Facilities Support Services19.7541080
Hospitals, State government owned19.7541080
Textile Mills19.7441060
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.7441050
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing19.6940950
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing19.6940950
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing19.6840930
Machinery Manufacturing19.6640890
Nondepository Credit Intermediation19.6640890
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities19.6140790
Waste Management and Remediation Services19.6140790
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers19.5840720
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing19.5440640
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers19.5440640
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing19.5340620
Home Furnishings Stores19.5140590
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction19.4540460
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing19.4540450
Investigation and Security Services19.3940340
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing19.3940320
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing19.3640270
All industries19.3540240
Junior colleges, Local government owned19.3440230
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities19.3340220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned19.3340200
Transportation and Warehousing19.3240180
Other Support Services19.3140160
Residential Building Construction19.2840090
Warehousing and Storage19.2840090
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers19.2640050
State government, including schools and hospitals19.2339990
Local government, including schools and hospitals19.1839890
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services19.1339790
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.1139740
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods19.139730
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers19.0939710
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries19.0839680
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing19.0539610
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers19.0439590
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing19.0339570
All industries, private ownership only18.9539420
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing18.9539410
Machine Shops18.9339370
Educational Services, Local government owned18.8839270
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.8739240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned18.8539210
Nonscheduled Air Transportation18.8339160
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned18.8239150
Outpatient Care Centers18.8139120
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)18.7839070
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)18.7639010
Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.7138920
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing18.6938870
Depository Credit Intermediation18.6838860
Personal and Laundry Services18.6838860
Mining (except Oil and Gas)18.6638810
Testing Laboratories18.6638810
Construction18.6438780
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing18.6238740
Other Wood Product Manufacturing18.5538590
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance18.5138510
Wholesale Trade18.538480
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.4838440
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers18.4538380
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers18.4538380
Broadcasting (except Internet)18.4538370
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing18.4238320
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing18.4238310
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.4238310
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers18.4138300
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel18.3838230
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned18.3738210
Junior colleges, Privately owned18.3638180
Air Transportation18.3438150
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned18.3138090
Educational Services, State government owned18.338070
Services to Buildings and Dwellings18.2938050
Wood Product Manufacturing18.2838010
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing18.2637970
Scheduled Air Transportation18.2537950
Printing and Related Support Activities18.2437940
Restaurants and Other Eating Places18.2337930
Junior colleges, State government owned18.2137880
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing18.1937840
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing18.1937840
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned18.1937840
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing18.1937830
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)18.1537760
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)18.1337710
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services18.1237700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned18.1237690
General Freight Trucking18.1137660
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.1137660
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers18.0937630
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services18.0937630
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors18.0937620
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing18.0937620
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair18.0937620
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.0837600
Hospitals, Privately owned18.0837600
Direct Selling Establishments18.0637560
Truck Transportation18.0337500
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores18.0137470
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.0137460
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing1837430
Food Manufacturing17.9937410
Dairy Product Manufacturing17.9937410
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.9837390
Apparel Manufacturing17.9737380
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.9637350
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers17.9537340
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods17.9237270
Nonstore Retailers17.9237270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned17.9137250
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses17.8937200
Plastics Product Manufacturing17.8437110
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.8337080
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned17.8137050
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing17.7937000
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers17.7836980
Other Specialty Trade Contractors17.7736960
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers17.7636940
Primary Metal Manufacturing17.7636930
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors17.736810
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing17.6136640
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)17.6136620
Forging and Stamping17.5936600
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers17.636600
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.5836570
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.5736530
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services17.5436490
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing17.5336460
Building Equipment Contractors17.5136420
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services17.4936380
Specialty Trade Contractors17.4736340
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores17.4636310
Other General Merchandise Stores17.4436280
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers17.4136220
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors17.3836150
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing17.3136010
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services17.2835940
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities17.2635910
Roofing Contractors17.2535880
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned17.2235820
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)17.1735720
Miscellaneous Store Retailers17.1535680
Food Services and Drinking Places17.1535670
Electronics and Appliance Stores17.1435650
Ambulatory Health Care Services17.1235610
Rental and Leasing Services17.1235600
Pharmacies and Drug Stores17.1135590
Foundries17.135580
Home Health Care Services17.0835530
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions17.0335430
Building Material and Supplies Dealers17.0135380
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities17.0135370
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers16.9735300
Accommodation and Food Services16.935150
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities16.935140
Health and Personal Care Stores16.8635080
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing16.8234990
Accommodation16.7934930
Traveler Accommodation16.7934930
Textile Product Mills16.7734880
Support Activities for Transportation16.7434810
Offices of Physicians16.7234770
Hospitals, Local government owned16.6634660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned16.6634660
Other Building Equipment Contractors16.6534640
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation16.6234570
Clothing Stores16.5934510
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services16.5934510
Gambling Industries16.5934510
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores16.5534430
Vocational Rehabilitation Services16.5534420
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing16.5334390
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing16.5334380
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers16.4934300
Consumer Goods Rental16.4434190
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers16.4234150
Support Activities for Air Transportation16.4134140
Full-Service Restaurants16.4134130
Book Stores and News Dealers16.3433980
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing16.3133930
Furniture Stores16.333910
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores16.2833860
Business Support Services16.2533790
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores16.2433770
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities16.233700
Repair and Maintenance16.233700
Other Textile Product Mills16.1633620
Social Assistance16.1133510
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing16.1133500
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing1633280
Casino Hotels15.9733210
Retail Trade15.8833030
Sporting Goods Stores15.8833030
Animal Slaughtering and Processing15.8632980
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly15.8332930
General Merchandise Stores15.832870
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores15.7432750
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories15.6832620
Individual and Family Services15.6432520
Automotive Repair and Maintenance15.6232480
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries15.5732390
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities15.5232290
Specialty Food Stores15.3531920
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers15.2731770
Offices of Other Health Practitioners14.9731130
Building Finishing Contractors14.9231020
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance14.5530250
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores14.4530050
Food and Beverage Stores14.4229990
Grocery Stores14.3429830
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores14.229540
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities14.1429400
Veterinary Services13.8728840
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance13.8428800
Special Food Services13.6328360
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers13.5928270
Automobile Dealers13.3627800
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries13.3627790
Department Stores13.2927650
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores11.7224390
Legal Services10.9822830

Not all industries pay the same for Procurement Clerks.

1 of the easiest way to increase your salary is to change industries and find a higher paying one.



Highest paying states

StateHourlyAnnual
DC$26.51$55130
MD$23.09$48020
AK$22.92$47670
MA$22.05$45860
IL$21.72$45180
CO$21.71$45150
WA$21.58$44890
CA$21.33$44360
CT$20.9$43460
NJ$20.84$43340

Another simple way to boost your pay as A Procurement Clerk is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t mean you will make more overall. This is because the expenses at DC may be 2x higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to the BLS, the highest paid / most successful Procurement Clerks are in the states of DC, MD, AK, MA and IL. The average salary in DC is $55130.



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