Purchasing Clerk Hourly Wages

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Alternate Job Titles: Procurement Clerk, Award Clerk, Bid Clerk, Buyer, assistant, Purchase-Request Editor, Purchasing-and-Fiscal Clerk, Purchasing Clerk

What is the average hourly pay rate for Purchasing Clerk?
The hourly wages for someone with the job title Purchasing Clerk may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of hourly wages for people with the job title Purchasing Clerk in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Purchasing Clerk in the United States that make less than that hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Purchasing Clerk in the United States is $18 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Purchasing Clerk in the United States are expected to make less than $18 an hour.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2015

Median $18
  • 10%$15
  • 25%$16
  • 75%$21
  • 90%$23

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Job Description for Purchasing Clerk

Creates purchase orders for the acquisition of materials. Researches, interviews, and negotiates with suppliers to obtain prices and specifications. Provides routine administrative support. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Purchasing Clerk job description

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Categories:  Materials Management, Administrative, Support, and Clerical

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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