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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

43-3061 Procurement Clerks

Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
68,100 1.5 % $20.76 $43,180 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.61 $16.68 $20.51 $24.32 $28.45
Annual Wage (2) $28,310 $34,700 $42,670 $50,590 $59,180


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 10,600 0.53 $22.19 $46,160
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4,590 0.19 $21.64 $45,010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,140 0.06 $18.58 $38,640
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 2,590 0.05 $22.24 $46,260
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 1,930 0.14 $19.93 $41,460

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 10,600 0.53 $22.19 $46,160
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 690 0.32 $20.66 $42,980
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 1,130 0.28 $20.75 $43,170
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing 120 0.25 $21.01 $43,690
Office Administrative Services 1,090 0.22 $21.32 $44,360

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Waste Treatment and Disposal 40 0.04 $34.74 $72,260
Oil and Gas Extraction 150 0.10 $28.28 $58,820
Scientific Research and Development Services 560 0.08 $26.51 $55,140
Grantmaking and Giving Services 50 0.03 $26.50 $55,130
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 280 0.07 $26.00 $54,070


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 6,980 0.41 0.87 $21.65 $45,030
Texas 6,070 0.50 1.07 $20.76 $43,180
New York 3,880 0.41 0.88 $21.63 $44,990
Pennsylvania 3,580 0.61 1.30 $20.18 $41,970
Ohio 3,460 0.64 1.36 $19.84 $41,270




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Maine 570 0.94 2.00 $18.48 $38,430
New Jersey 3,380 0.84 1.78 $21.93 $45,600
Mississippi 930 0.83 1.76 $19.27 $40,090
Oklahoma 1,250 0.79 1.67 $20.00 $41,590
Arizona 2,160 0.77 1.64 $20.84 $43,340




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 280 0.39 0.83 $26.84 $55,820
Alaska 240 0.77 1.63 $24.50 $50,960
Maryland 1,560 0.58 1.23 $23.97 $49,870
Washington 1,170 0.36 0.76 $23.83 $49,570
Massachusetts 1,310 0.37 0.78 $23.01 $47,870





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,720 0.50 1.06 $22.30 $46,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,120 0.51 1.08 $20.97 $43,620
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,790 0.39 0.82 $22.60 $47,010
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,640 0.80 1.70 $21.04 $43,760
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,640 0.46 0.98 $21.71 $45,150
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,630 0.57 1.21 $21.59 $44,910
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,420 0.45 0.96 $25.41 $52,850
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,410 0.47 1.01 $22.28 $46,340
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,060 0.38 0.81 $22.54 $46,880
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 970 0.49 1.05 $20.41 $42,450