How Much Do Procurement Clerks Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Procurement Clerks

Procurement Clerks compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$45400 per year
Hourly wage
$22 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$30,540 to $36,660 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$15 to $18 per hour

Entry-level Procurement Clerks with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $30,540 to $36,660 per year or $15 to $18 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Procurement Clerks to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $30 $61,880
Senior (Top 25%) $25 $52,950
Middle (Mid 50%) $22 $44,740
Junior (Bottom 25%) $18 $36,660
No experience (Bottom 10%) $15 $30,540

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $29 $60,520
AK $25 $52,500
WY $25 $50,960
MD $24 $50,260
MA $24 $49,740
ID $24 $49,690
UT $24 $48,980
CT $23 $48,830
CA $23 $48,540
WA $23 $48,290

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Procurement Clerk is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Procurement Clerks are in the states of DC, AK, WY, MD and MA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Grantmaking and Giving Services $59880 $28.79
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $59230 $28.47
Oil and Gas Extraction $58210 $27.99
Scientific Research and Development Services $56730 $27.27
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $52070 $25.04
Social Advocacy Organizations $51810 $24.91
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores $50880 $24.46
Chemical Manufacturing $50750 $24.40
Legal Services $50430 $24.25
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services $50220 $24.15
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations $50030 $24.05
Nonferrous Metal Production and Processing $50000 $24.04
Scheduled Air Transportation $49950 $24.02
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $49450 $23.77
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $49390 $23.74
Nonresidential Building Construction $49390 $23.74
Rental and Leasing Services $49140 $23.63
Nondepository Credit Intermediation $49130 $23.62
Local Government $49000 $23.56
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $48850 $23.49
Utility System Construction $48800 $23.46
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $48680 $23.41
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services $48680 $23.41
Specialized Design Services $48650 $23.39
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $48640 $23.38
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing $48550 $23.34
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing $48440 $23.29
Insurance Carriers $48390 $23.26
Nonscheduled Air Transportation $48260 $23.20
Management of Companies and Enterprises $48240 $23.19

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