Entry-Level Purchasing Clerk Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Purchasing Clerk is $14.91 per hour. A skill in Inventory Control is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,652 - $42,304
$26K
$35K
$42K
MEDIAN: $35,192
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50%
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$11.07 - $18.14
$11
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $14.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,652 - $42,304  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $5,068  
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).
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$23,595 - $40,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $18.14  
   
Overtime
$14.67 - $26.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$290.87 - $5,068  
   
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).
)
$23,595 - $40,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188

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Purchasing Clerk Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Purchasing Clerk in San Diego:
"I wish I new that there was a better compensation package."
My advice would be that you have to be a person who likes to work with numbers. To be a good negotiator and have patience.

Key Stats for Purchasing Clerk

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Purchasing Clerk Salaries

Inventory Control
▲15%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Purchasing
▲1%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 20%
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