Procurement Clerk Salary Information

The salary statistics of procurement clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of procurement clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The procurement clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Procurement Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,880
25th Percentile Wage
$33,560
50th Percentile Wage
$41,410
75th Percentile Wage
$49,390
90th Percentile Wage
$58,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for procurement clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) procurement clerks is $58,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,880. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 116% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,4101.96%7.70%
201540,6001.65%-
201439,9302.88%-
201338,7801.44%-
201238,220--

Table 2. Procurement Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of procurement clerks in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for procurement clerks occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $54,380. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $30,820).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$54,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,210
Mining
$45,120
Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,450
Information
$44,060
Finance and Insurance
$43,690
Transportation and Warehousing
$42,500
Construction
$42,370
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$42,280
Manufacturing
$41,360
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$40,890
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$40,190
Educational Services
$39,680
Wholesale Trade
$39,500
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,300
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$36,720
Accommodation and Food Services
$36,600
Retail Trade
$34,500
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,820

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Procurement Clerks by States

From the above tables we note that not only procurement clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of procurement clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $20,800 to $54,070. The highest paying state for procurement clerks is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $54,070. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $20,800. For more salary information of procurement clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$54,070
Alaska
$48,210
Maryland
$47,870
Massachusetts
$46,870
Washington
$45,670
Illinois
$45,400
Rhode Island
$45,250
California
$45,020
Connecticut
$44,840
Colorado
$44,220
Virginia
$44,050
New Jersey
$43,420
Mississippi
$42,400
New York
$42,080
New Mexico
$41,950
Kentucky
$41,720
Hawaii
$41,710
Texas
$41,430
Arkansas
$41,370
Wyoming
$41,370
Idaho
$40,840
Georgia
$40,830
Louisiana
$40,830
Utah
$40,350
Arizona
$40,300
North Dakota
$40,170
Alabama
$40,040
Florida
$39,900
Pennsylvania
$39,900
Ohio
$39,790
Montana
$39,640
Vermont
$39,640
Indiana
$39,630
Iowa
$39,490
Kansas
$39,480
Oklahoma
$39,430
Delaware
$39,340
North Carolina
$39,190
Minnesota
$39,170
Tennessee
$38,960
South Carolina
$38,800
Nevada
$38,600
Missouri
$38,480
Wisconsin
$38,430
New Hampshire
$38,020
Michigan
$37,830
Oregon
$37,250
South Dakota
$36,630
Virgin Islands
$36,390
Nebraska
$36,320
Maine
$36,070
West Virginia
$34,510
Guam
$27,700
Puerto Rico
$20,800


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