Salary for Procurement Clerks

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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 career community 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 earns an average salary ranging from $30,540 - $61,880 depending on education and experience. usually receive a pay level of of fourty-five thousand four hundred dollars per annum.

can get the highest pay in District of Columbia, where they receive a compensation of close to $60,520. People working these jobs can make the highest salaries in Utilities, where they get pay of $58,080.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 42.39 percent nationwide in that time.


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

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Finance and Insurance
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Public Administration

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

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