Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
72,120 1.4 % $20.18 $41,980 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.92 $16.13 $19.91 $23.74 $27.94
Annual Wage (2) $26,880 $33,560 $41,410 $49,390 $58,110


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) 11,250 0.56 $21.52 $44,760
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,310 0.23 $20.25 $42,130
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,540 0.07 $18.65 $38,790
Local Government (OES Designation) 3,270 0.06 $21.26 $44,230
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,760 0.02 $19.44 $40,430

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) 11,250 0.56 $21.52 $44,760
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 820 0.40 $19.52 $40,600
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers 400 0.33 $21.31 $44,320
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing 330 0.31 $21.05 $43,790
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 960 0.26 $19.50 $40,560

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 40 0.01 $29.75 $61,870
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 510 0.10 $28.91 $60,120
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 240 0.06 $26.66 $55,460
Legal Services 70 0.01 $26.43 $54,970
Scientific Research and Development Services 580 0.09 $25.55 $53,140


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 7,710 0.48 0.94 $21.86 $45,470
Texas 7,170 0.61 1.19 $20.06 $41,730
Ohio 3,840 0.72 1.40 $19.30 $40,150
New York 3,800 0.42 0.81 $20.49 $42,610
Pennsylvania 3,630 0.63 1.23 $19.22 $39,970




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)
Arizona 2,510 0.94 1.84 $19.42 $40,400
New Jersey 3,430 0.87 1.69 $20.86 $43,380
North Dakota 350 0.82 1.60 $19.50 $40,550
Alaska 260 0.81 1.57 $23.53 $48,940
Maine 460 0.78 1.51 $17.65 $36,720




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 300 0.43 0.84 $27.18 $56,540
Alaska 260 0.81 1.57 $23.53 $48,940
Maryland 1,860 0.71 1.37 $23.40 $48,680
Massachusetts 1,220 0.35 0.69 $22.67 $47,150
Illinois 2,490 0.42 0.82 $22.51 $46,830





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 2,990 0.45 0.88 $20.96 $43,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,110 0.50 0.97 $20.59 $42,820
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,840 0.95 1.85 $19.75 $41,070
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,650 0.56 1.10 $20.91 $43,490
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,290 1.32 2.56 $21.33 $44,370
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,230 0.34 0.66 $24.16 $50,260
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,220 0.50 0.98 $21.03 $43,750
Columbus, OH 1,050 1.03 2.00 $21.63 $44,990
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,010 0.53 1.03 $19.31 $40,160
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 980 0.39 0.76 $25.35 $52,730