Procurement Clerk and Technician - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Procurement Clerk and Technician"

How much does a Procurement Clerk and Technician in the federal government get paid? $43,525.65* *Based on the 2008 average.

Procurement Clerk and Technician was the 230th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 544 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Procurement Clerical And Technician, with an average salary of $41,748.

Government Procurement Clerical And Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Procurement Clerical And Technician job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that involve performing or supervising clerical and technical work that supports the procurement of supplies, services, and/or construction. Procurement clerks and technicians prepare, control, and review procurement documents and reports; verify or abstract information contained in documents and reports; contact vendors to get status of orders and expedite delivery; maintain various procurement files; resolve a variety of shipment, payment, or other discrepancies; or perform other similar work in support of procurement programs and operations. The work requires a practical knowledge of procurement procedures, operations, regulations, and programs.

Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.

Agencies that have hired a Procurement Clerk and Technician

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 112 $41,748.02
Forest Service 90 $43,034.39
Government Printing Office 43 $44,198.26
Public Buildings Service 30 $46,393.77
National Institutes of Health 20 $48,930.65
Federal Acquisition Service 18 $46,915.50
National Park Service 16 $41,417.38
Indian Health Service 13 $38,272.85
U.S. Coast Guard 13 $38,990.15
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 13 $44,189.38
Bureau of Reclamation 12 $41,741.33
Bureau of Land Management 12 $44,180.00
Agricultural Research Service 11 $41,880.45
Rural Housing Service 11 $42,008.27
Department of Energy 10 $40,070.80
Indian Affairs 8 $39,844.13
Geological Survey 8 $41,705.88
Farm Service Agency 7 $45,067.71
Natural Resources Conservation Service 7 $41,675.86
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $45,943.43
Environmental Protection Agency 6 $47,903.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $38,709.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $48,656.25
Bureau of the Census 4 $34,051.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $39,684.67
Small Business Administration 3 $49,262.00
Agency for International Development 3 $50,250.33
Bureau of the Public Debt 2 $38,639.00
U.S. Mint 2 $43,493.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $52,118.50
Departmental Administration 2 $42,744.00
Economic Research Service 2 $57,618.50
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $47,013.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $44,531.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 2 $47,486.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 2 $52,174.50
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $50,057.50
Office of Personnel Management 2 $40,654.50
Internal Revenue Service 2 $50,886.50
Department of State 2 $49,814.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $37,051.00
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $54,664.00
National Cemetery Administration 2 $52,573.00
Office of the Director 1 $56,624.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $44,501.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $37,039.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $42,801.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $41,845.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $51,216.00
Program Support Center 1 $45,883.00
Office of Thrift Supervision 1 $67,628.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $45,616.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $39,630.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $51,124.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 1 $60,599.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $40,503.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $31,751.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $54,525.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $41,271.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $56,624.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $47,864.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $45,267.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $45,081.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $43,880.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $43,262.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $48,503.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $45,883.00

Procurement Clerk and Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Procurement Clerk and Technician is $43,525.65. The highest paid Procurement Clerk and Technician made $67,628 in 2008.

Common Procurement Clerk and Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Procurement Clerical And Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 493
PG - Printing Office Grades 43
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 1
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 1
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,543.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,316.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Procurement Clerical and Technician jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Editorial AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Human Resources AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Irrigation System OperationTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Mail and FileClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Diagnostic Radiologic TechnologistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Procurement Clerical And Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Procurement Clerk and Technician was $38,183. Since then, the average pay has increased to $48,087 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1106.

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