Salary for Procurement Clerks

Also known as:  Procurement Assistant, Procurement Clerk, Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Clerk helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

Procurement Clerks typically need nothing more than a high school diploma or its equivalent. The role of Procurement Clerks is to prepare purchase orders for their company, as well as to notify the appropriate departments of the order. They must ensure that orders arrive on time and are specific to the needs of the company. Additionally Procurement Clerks must keep track of orders that are being placed, remaining in constant contact with the supplier to ensure that delivery is made in a timely fashion. Invoices must be forwarded to the appropriate department as well.

A Procurement Clerk will usually earn an average salary of somewhere between 24000 and 36000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Procurement Clerks can get a pay level of Thirty Five Thousand Seven Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Procurement Clerks have the best average pay in the District of Columbia, which has average wages of about $47780. These people receive the highest pay in Public Administration, where they earn normal pay levels of $48560.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.49 percent nationwide in that time.


Procurement Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Health Care and Social Assistance
Wholesale Trade