Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
70,510 1.3 % $20.35 $42,320 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.29 $16.38 $20.15 $23.89 $28.00
Annual Wage (2) $27,640 $34,070 $41,910 $49,690 $58,240


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) 10,970 0.54 $21.98 $45,730
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,180 0.22 $20.67 $42,990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,310 0.06 $18.72 $38,930
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 3,050 0.06 $21.63 $45,000
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 1,780 0.13 $19.34 $40,220

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) 10,970 0.54 $21.98 $45,730
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 880 0.42 $19.90 $41,390
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 1,050 0.27 $20.53 $42,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,180 0.22 $20.67 $42,990
Office Administrative Services 1,050 0.21 $21.68 $45,100

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 $33.84 $70,390
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 270 0.07 $26.66 $55,450
Legal Services 80 0.01 $26.10 $54,280
Scientific Research and Development Services 540 0.08 $26.05 $54,180
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 80 0.02 $24.28 $50,510


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 7,390 0.44 0.89 $21.25 $44,190
Texas 6,460 0.54 1.10 $20.21 $42,040
Pennsylvania 4,050 0.70 1.41 $19.47 $40,490
New York 3,910 0.42 0.86 $21.01 $43,690
Ohio 3,740 0.70 1.41 $19.48 $40,510




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)
Alaska 280 0.88 1.79 $23.65 $49,180
New Jersey 3,490 0.87 1.76 $21.58 $44,890
Arizona 2,290 0.85 1.71 $20.48 $42,590
Mississippi 880 0.79 1.60 $20.60 $42,850
Oklahoma 1,220 0.77 1.56 $19.09 $39,710




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 270 0.37 0.76 $25.94 $53,940
Maryland 1,840 0.69 1.39 $23.64 $49,180
Alaska 280 0.88 1.79 $23.65 $49,180
Washington 1,080 0.34 0.69 $23.50 $48,870
Massachusetts 1,230 0.35 0.70 $22.98 $47,790



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,940 0.44 0.89 $21.88 $45,500
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,260 0.51 1.03 $20.87 $43,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,750 0.88 1.79 $20.58 $42,810
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,380 0.38 0.76 $22.49 $46,770
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,350 0.46 0.93 $22.47 $46,740
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,200 0.48 0.97 $20.74 $43,150
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,030 1.03 2.07 $20.06 $41,720
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,010 0.52 1.05 $20.68 $43,020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,000 0.40 0.80 $24.87 $51,740
Columbus, OH 980 0.95 1.91 $22.17 $46,110


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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hinesville, GA 50 2.72 5.49 $20.67 $42,990
Warner Robins, GA 160 2.34 4.73 $22.53 $46,860
Lawton, OK 90 2.05 4.15 $20.54 $42,730
Columbus, GA-AL 220 1.90 3.83 $18.28 $38,020
East Stroudsburg, PA 100 1.79 3.61 $23.27 $48,400
Lebanon, PA 90 1.76 3.55 $20.07 $41,730
Bangor, ME 100 1.57 3.18 $18.31 $38,080
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 70 1.57 3.17 $22.12 $46,010
Killeen-Temple, TX 210 1.54 3.12 (8) (8)
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 230 1.52 3.08 (8) (8)