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
$28,190
25th Percentile Wage
$33,940
50th Percentile Wage
$41,390
75th Percentile Wage
$50,160
90th Percentile Wage
$60,050

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
2017
$41,390
0.07% 8.05%
2016
$41,360
1.50% -
2015
$40,740
1.03% -
2014
$40,320
3.37% -
2013
$38,960
2.31% -
2012
$38,060
- -

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
$50,830
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$47,010
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$47,000
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$46,420
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$46,150
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$46,040
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$45,990
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$45,860
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$45,310
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$44,950
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$44,660
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$44,650
Chemical Manufacturing
$44,550
Chemical Manufacturing
$44,400
Chemical Manufacturing
$44,310
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$44,000
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$43,940
Other Food Manufacturing
$43,910
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$43,770
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$43,760
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$43,320
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$43,260
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$43,030
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$42,830
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$42,800
Paper Manufacturing
$42,760
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$42,570
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$42,420
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$42,310
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$41,970
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$41,940
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$41,900
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$41,740
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$41,660
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$41,540
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$41,500
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$41,480
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$41,440
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$41,090
Machinery Manufacturing
$40,840
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$40,750
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$40,700
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$40,270
Machinery Manufacturing
$40,240
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$40,180
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$40,130
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$40,080
Hardware Manufacturing
$40,020
Textile Mills
$39,970
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$39,900
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$39,890
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$39,700
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$39,680
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$39,670
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$39,550
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$39,380
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$39,280
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$39,200
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$39,180
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$39,150
Food Manufacturing
$39,150
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$39,090
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$39,080
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$39,080
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$39,030
Machine Shops
$38,910
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$38,910
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$38,760
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$38,630
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$38,600
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$38,570
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$38,470
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$38,410
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$38,380
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$38,360
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$38,350
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$38,200
Foundries
$38,180
Other Textile Product Mills
$38,120
Apparel Manufacturing
$38,060
Wood Product Manufacturing
$38,040
Textile Product Mills
$37,880
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$37,700
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$37,640
Beverage Manufacturing
$37,540
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$37,360
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$37,200
Forging and Stamping
$37,130
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$36,560
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$35,990
Fabric Mills
$35,690
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$35,510
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$33,570
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$33,490
Printing and Related Support Activities
$32,740
Printing and Related Support Activities
$32,740
Animal Food Manufacturing
$32,290

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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