Salary for Procurement Clerks

Also known as:  Procurement Assistant, Procurement Clerk, Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Clerk

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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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SALARY TREND

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.

INDUSTRIES

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

Utilities
$48,560
Public Administration
$41,800
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$40,880
Information
$40,500
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,250
Transportation and Warehousing
$38,880

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$31,240
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,590
Retail Trade
$31,750
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$32,000
Health Care and Social Assistance
$32,790
Wholesale Trade
$34,340