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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Procurement Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,640
25th Percentile Wage
$34,070
50th Percentile Wage
$41,910
75th Percentile Wage
$49,690
90th Percentile Wage
$58,240

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 $58,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,640. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 110% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,910
1.19% 8.80%
2016
$41,410
1.96% -
2015
$40,600
1.65% -
2014
$39,930
2.88% -
2013
$38,780
1.44% -
2012
$38,220
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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 $53,080. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $34,330).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$53,080
Federal, State, and Local Government
$45,350
Mining
$44,930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,690
Finance and Insurance
$44,370
Information
$43,990
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$42,350
Construction
$41,980
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$41,720
Transportation and Warehousing
$41,500
Manufacturing
$41,390
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$40,960
Educational Services
$40,080
Wholesale Trade
$39,360
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,270
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,710
Accommodation and Food Services
$36,960
Retail Trade
$35,710
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$34,330

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 $20,450 to $52,580. The highest paying state for procurement clerks is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $52,580. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $20,450. 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
$52,580
Alaska
$48,860
Maryland
$48,540
Washington
$48,310
Massachusetts
$47,370
Rhode Island
$46,470
Virginia
$45,120
New Jersey
$44,300
Illinois
$44,070
Colorado
$44,020
California
$43,920
New York
$43,550
Connecticut
$43,420
Idaho
$42,720
Kentucky
$42,720
Mississippi
$42,720
Alabama
$42,660
Hawaii
$42,540
Arizona
$42,250
Wyoming
$42,040
Minnesota
$42,030
Vermont
$41,950
Texas
$41,770
Delaware
$41,730
North Dakota
$41,700
New Mexico
$41,640
South Carolina
$41,490
Utah
$41,130
Louisiana
$40,500
Georgia
$40,390
Ohio
$40,360
Tennessee
$40,340
Oklahoma
$40,270
Pennsylvania
$40,170
Iowa
$40,120
Arkansas
$40,080
Indiana
$39,720
Kansas
$39,720
North Carolina
$39,430
Florida
$39,390
Oregon
$39,210
Montana
$39,160
Nevada
$39,150
Missouri
$38,510
Wisconsin
$38,110
Michigan
$38,100
South Dakota
$37,520
Maine
$37,300
Nebraska
$37,250
New Hampshire
$36,760
Virgin Islands
$36,390
West Virginia
$33,940
Guam
$30,940
Puerto Rico
$20,450



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