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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

43-3061 Procurement Clerks

Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services. Excludes "Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products" (13-1022).


National estimates for Procurement Clerks
Industry profile for Procurement Clerks
Geographic profile for Procurement Clerks

National estimates for Procurement Clerks:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Procurement Clerks:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
61,000 1.4 % $ 21.83 $ 45,400 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Procurement Clerks:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 14.69 $ 17.62 $ 21.51 $ 25.46 $ 29.75
Annual Wage (2) $ 30,540 $ 36,660 $ 44,740 $ 52,950 $ 61,880


Industry profile for Procurement Clerks:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Procurement Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 10,330 0.50 $ 23.07 $ 47,990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,870 0.07 $ 19.63 $ 40,830
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,850 0.16 $ 23.19 $ 48,240
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 2,320 0.04 $ 23.56 $ 49,000
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 1,730 0.13 $ 21.41 $ 44,540

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Procurement Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 10,330 0.50 $ 23.07 $ 47,990
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 600 0.46 $ 20.37 $ 42,380
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing 50 0.23 $ 21.81 $ 45,360
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing 90 0.21 $ 20.47 $ 42,570
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,030 0.20 $ 25.04 $ 52,070

Top paying industries for Procurement Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grantmaking and Giving Services 50 0.03 $ 28.79 $ 59,880
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 240 0.06 $ 28.47 $ 59,230
Oil and Gas Extraction 160 0.13 $ 27.99 $ 58,210
Scientific Research and Development Services 540 0.07 $ 27.27 $ 56,730
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,030 0.20 $ 25.04 $ 52,070


Geographic profile for Procurement Clerks:

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





States with the highest employment level in Procurement Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 6,330 0.39 0.88 $ 23.34 $ 48,540
Texas 6,080 0.50 1.15 $ 21.51 $ 44,730
New Jersey 3,650 0.96 2.20 $ 22.79 $ 47,410
New York 3,130 0.36 0.82 $ 22.12 $ 46,000
Pennsylvania 3,000 0.54 1.24 $ 22.50 $ 46,800




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Procurement Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 3,650 0.96 2.20 $ 22.79 $ 47,410
Hawaii 430 0.74 1.70 $ 22.13 $ 46,030
West Virginia 470 0.73 1.66 $ 19.35 $ 40,240
Rhode Island 310 0.71 1.61 $ 22.56 $ 46,910
Alaska 200 0.68 1.55 $ 25.24 $ 52,500




Top paying states for Procurement Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 350 0.50 1.15 $ 29.10 $ 60,520
Alaska 200 0.68 1.55 $ 25.24 $ 52,500
Wyoming 120 0.47 1.07 $ 24.50 $ 50,960
Maryland 1,340 0.53 1.21 $ 24.16 $ 50,260
Massachusetts 1,000 0.30 0.68 $ 23.91 $ 49,740





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Procurement Clerks:

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 4,540 0.51 1.17 $ 22.85 $ 47,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,480 0.43 0.97 $ 22.91 $ 47,650
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,940 0.54 1.23 $ 23.24 $ 48,340
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,650 0.61 1.39 $ 22.67 $ 47,160
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,580 0.36 0.83 $ 23.27 $ 48,400
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,470 0.50 1.13 $ 22.02 $ 45,800
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,460 0.69 1.58 $ 22.47 $ 46,730
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,250 0.42 0.95 $ 26.35 $ 54,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,240 0.47 1.08 $ 20.99 $ 43,650
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 910 0.36 0.83 $ 21.65 $ 45,020




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Procurement Clerks:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warner Robins, GA 130 1.80 4.10 $ 23.31 $ 48,480
Lawton, OK 70 1.76 4.01 $ 22.46 $ 46,710
Jacksonville, NC 70 1.63 3.73 $ 21.96 $ 45,680
Texarkana, TX-AR 90 1.62 3.70 $ 22.15 $ 46,080
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 140 1.56 3.57 $ 26.13 $ 54,360
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 50 1.43 3.26 $ 22.28 $ 46,350
York-Hanover, PA 240 1.40 3.20 $ 25.55 $ 53,150
East Stroudsburg, PA 70 1.36 3.09 $ 26.56 $ 55,240
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 300 1.34 3.05 $ 21.15 $ 43,990
Lebanon, PA 60 1.32 3.00 $ 22.69 $ 47,190