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 $60,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid procurement clerks is $28,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of procurement clerks in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
0.07% 8.05%
1.50% -
1.03% -
3.37% -
2.31% -
- -

Compare Procurement Clerk Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of procurement clerks in 97 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 $50,830. 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
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Other Textile Product Mills
Apparel Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Fabric Mills
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Animal Food Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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