Procurement Clerk and Technician - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Procurement Clerk and Technician"

How much does a Procurement Clerk and Technician in the federal government get paid? $45,149.78* *Based on the 2011 average.

Procurement Clerk and Technician was the 229th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 585 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Procurement Clerical And Technician, with an average salary of $43,582.

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 199 $43,582.23
Forest Service 71 $44,398.80
Government Printing Office 40 $48,226.18
Public Buildings Service 26 $48,752.69
National Park Service 23 $41,742.91
Department of Energy 15 $44,180.87
Bureau of Reclamation 15 $39,351.40
Bureau of Land Management 14 $41,877.21
Indian Health Service 13 $39,256.85
U.S. Coast Guard 13 $44,238.46
Federal Acquisition Service 12 $50,820.83
National Institutes of Health 10 $54,146.30
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 10 $41,509.30
Rural Housing Service 9 $44,126.89
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 9 $49,186.78
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 7 $40,876.43
Agricultural Research Service 7 $41,769.86
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 6 $46,906.83
Office of Personnel Management 6 $50,896.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 6 $42,489.17
Farm Service Agency 5 $47,946.00
Environmental Protection Agency 4 $55,623.25
Natural Resources Conservation Service 3 $47,004.33
Program Support Center 3 $43,781.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 3 $54,031.67
Broadcasting Board of Governors 3 $60,407.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $41,448.00
Indian Affairs 3 $46,198.67
Geological Survey 2 $55,107.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 2 $61,612.00
Small Business Administration 2 $49,833.00
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $59,119.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 2 $36,532.50
Economic Research Service 2 $61,394.00
Agency for International Development 2 $52,764.00
Bureau of the Census 2 $37,575.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $43,883.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $51,418.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $55,044.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $55,661.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $54,875.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $60,839.00
U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission 1 $42,209.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $39,000.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $44,293.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $62,765.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $61,747.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $51,530.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $49,875.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $33,475.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $42,209.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $34,075.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $48,409.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $22,851.00
Department of State 1 $54,875.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $53,468.00
U.S. Mint 1 $48,443.00
Departmental Administration 1 $55,617.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $42,209.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $67,373.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $40,887.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 1 $49,246.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $56,863.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $43,550.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $49,521.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $49,156.00

Procurement Clerk and Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Procurement Clerk and Technician is $45,149.78. The highest paid Procurement Clerk and Technician made $70,564 in 2011.

Common Procurement Clerk and Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Procurement Clerical And Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 531
PG - Printing Office Grades 40
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
ZS - Administrative Support 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 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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