Procurement Clerk and Technician - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Procurement Clerk and Technician"

How much does a Procurement Clerk and Technician in the federal government get paid? $44,320.81* *Based on the 2009 average.

Procurement Clerk and Technician was the 232nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 544 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Procurement Clerical And Technician, with an average salary of $42,261.

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 118 $42,260.58
Forest Service 89 $42,254.89
Government Printing Office 39 $47,885.08
Public Buildings Service 30 $47,397.43
National Park Service 22 $41,591.14
Department of Energy 17 $37,433.88
Federal Acquisition Service 17 $49,903.24
National Institutes of Health 16 $51,083.19
U.S. Coast Guard 15 $42,826.47
Bureau of Land Management 13 $42,827.08
Bureau of Reclamation 13 $43,498.00
Agricultural Research Service 13 $40,602.38
Indian Health Service 13 $38,126.08
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 11 $46,596.45
Rural Housing Service 9 $44,080.00
Geological Survey 8 $45,069.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 6 $41,183.83
Indian Affairs 6 $41,170.67
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 6 $49,988.83
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $49,863.60
Farm Service Agency 5 $46,374.80
Natural Resources Conservation Service 5 $44,504.80
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $42,380.75
National Cemetery Administration 3 $48,235.67
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 3 $49,623.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 3 $53,771.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $46,301.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $46,981.50
Departmental Administration 2 $45,336.00
Economic Research Service 2 $60,031.00
Agency for International Development 2 $53,574.00
Small Business Administration 2 $48,044.00
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $57,024.50
Bureau of the Public Debt 2 $40,005.00
Internal Revenue Service 2 $53,641.50
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $40,134.50
Bureau of the Census 2 $36,360.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $35,253.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $53,574.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $50,827.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $51,160.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $41,210.00
Office of the Director 1 $59,333.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $46,971.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $50,271.00
U.S. Mint 1 $44,649.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $0.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $72,400.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $50,404.00
Department of State 1 $53,574.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $37,084.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $58,225.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $40,434.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $39,924.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $57,129.00
Office of Thrift Supervision 1 $69,888.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $43,573.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $41,159.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 1 $62,804.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $48,207.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $46,905.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $34,378.00
Program Support Center 1 $48,079.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $53,201.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $43,251.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $42,884.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $48,566.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $58,909.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $47,544.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $45,507.00

Procurement Clerk and Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Procurement Clerk and Technician is $44,320.81. The highest paid Procurement Clerk and Technician made $72,400 in 2009.

Common Procurement Clerk and Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Procurement Clerical And Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 496
PG - Printing Office Grades 39
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 1
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 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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