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
$27,760
25th Percentile Wage
$33,710
50th Percentile Wage
$41,360
75th Percentile Wage
$50,710
90th Percentile Wage
$61,380

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
201641,3601.50%7.98%
201540,7401.03%-
201440,3203.37%-
201338,9602.31%-
201238,060--

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
$56,230
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$49,050
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$47,500
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$47,010
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$47,000
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$46,420
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$45,800
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$45,390
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$45,220
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$45,170
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$44,950
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$44,820
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$44,710
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$44,660
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$44,590
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$44,000
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$43,880
Paper Manufacturing
$43,390
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$43,230
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$43,140
Chemical Manufacturing
$42,990
Other Food Manufacturing
$42,870
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$42,830
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$42,570
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$42,410
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$42,350
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$42,310
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$41,970
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$41,900
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$41,730
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$41,670
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$41,540
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$41,440
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$41,090
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$40,930
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$40,760
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$40,650
Machinery Manufacturing
$40,390
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$40,370
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$40,290
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$40,270
Hardware Manufacturing
$40,020
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$39,900
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$39,790
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$39,680
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$39,670
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$39,560
Food Manufacturing
$39,530
Apparel Manufacturing
$39,470
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$39,380
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$39,370
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$39,200
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$39,110
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$39,090
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$39,030
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$38,930
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$38,780
Beverage Manufacturing
$38,780
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$38,350
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$38,270
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$38,200
Foundries
$38,140
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$37,970
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$37,870
Machine Shops
$37,830
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$37,780
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$37,410
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$37,360
Wood Product Manufacturing
$37,350
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$37,250
Forging and Stamping
$37,130
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$36,820
Other Textile Product Mills
$36,300
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$36,150
Textile Product Mills
$36,020
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$35,940
Fabric Mills
$35,690
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$35,510
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$35,040
Textile Mills
$33,750
Printing and Related Support Activities
$33,670
Printing and Related Support Activities
$33,670
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$32,550
Animal Food Manufacturing
$32,290

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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