Procurement Clerk Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of procurement clerks in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare procurement clerk salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Procurement Clerks

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for procurement clerks in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) procurement clerks is $61,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid procurement clerks is $27,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of procurement clerks in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Procurement Clerk Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of procurement clerks in 84 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for procurement clerk occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $56,230. The lowest paying industry is the animal food manufacturing industry (annual salary $32,290). For detailed procurement clerk salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Other Textile Product Mills
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Fabric Mills
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Textile Mills
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Animal Food Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


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