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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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. 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.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of procurement clerks from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
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|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |