Procurement Clerk Salary
The average pay for a Procurement Clerk is $16.54 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$25,396 - $57,000|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$26,911 - $50,400|
|Hourly Rate||$12.95 - $22.48|
|Overtime||$10.07 - $36.75|
|Total Pay (||$26,911 - $50,400|
Job Description for Procurement Clerk
Procurement clerks take purchasing orders from various departments within a company and then make these purchases from vendors, as well as write purchase orders and requests for notes. In some jobs, bargaining is necessary in order to obtain materials at the best rates. They may also occasionally be responsible for filing warranties and executing them when necessary.Read More...
Strong interpersonal skills are important in order to work well with vendors and foster relationships with them. These clerks may also follow up with vendors to determine where the order is within the process, especially if there is a delay. Inventory duties may be necessary in order to determine which supplies within a warehouse or other setting should be reordered. Record-keeping is also an important part of the job, and procurement clerks must be proficient with computers in order to keep records and maintain communication.
In some jobs, the procurement clerk will not partake in actual procurement activities, but simply assist their department in carrying out administrative work, such as retrieving, transmitting, filing, and organizing documents. Strong data entry skills are important in this position, as well. A high school diploma and at least an associate's degree are generally required, and a bachelor’s degree may be necessary depending on the complexity of the position. Prior procurement experience is necessary for some jobs, while others provide on-the-job training.
Procurement Clerk Tasks
- Receive new supplies, track packages and monitor on time delivery, quality, and accuracy.
- Prepare purchase orders and sends orders to suppliers.
- Determine order costs, compile cost reports, and forward invoices to correct accounts.
- Monitor inventory quantity and items, making new purchases when necessary.
- Contact suppliers to resolve shipment problems.
Pay by Experience Level for Procurement Clerk
Pay by Experience for a Procurement Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Procurement Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Procurement Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Procurement Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 9 salaries. A Procurement Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 5 salaries.
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