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Procurement Clerk and Technician - Federal Salaries of 2015

Pay Rates for "Procurement Clerk and Technician"

How much does a Procurement Clerk and Technician in the federal government get paid? $46,654.00* *Based on the 2015 average.

Procurement Clerk and Technician was the 223rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2015, with 560 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2015, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Procurement Clerical And Technician, with an average salary of $45,887.

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 244 $45,887.31
Forest Service 38 $48,103.58
Bureau of Reclamation 32 $43,710.06
National Park Service 32 $45,853.69
Public Buildings Service 25 $52,474.76
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 25 $37,126.24
Government Printing Office 23 $50,949.43
U.S. Coast Guard 14 $47,843.79
Indian Health Service 8 $39,358.50
Bureau of Land Management 8 $47,955.25
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 8 $41,889.63
Mine Safety and Health Administration 7 $46,179.71
National Institutes of Health 7 $46,690.57
Agricultural Research Service 7 $44,921.14
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 7 $43,485.29
Agricultural Marketing Service 6 $43,509.00
Federal Acquisition Service 5 $46,132.00
Rural Housing Service 5 $48,029.80
Indian Affairs 4 $43,529.00
Department of Energy 4 $59,730.00
Environmental Protection Agency 4 $57,508.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $51,770.75
Broadcasting Board of Governors 3 $58,053.33
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $59,747.00
Bureau of the Census 3 $43,499.33
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $50,089.00
Program Support Center 2 $46,977.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $53,818.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $55,204.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $37,121.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $47,678.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $46,737.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $46,548.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $75,030.00
Economic Research Service 1 $61,994.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $57,997.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $46,294.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $52,888.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $53,199.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $58,997.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $54,855.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $55,970.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 1 $98,273.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $61,994.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $45,190.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $50,864.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $47,361.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $44,492.00
Small Business Administration 1 $50,321.00
Presidio Trust 1 $60,000.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $38,236.00
U.S. Mint 1 $49,857.00

Procurement Clerk and Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Procurement Clerk and Technician is $46,654.00. The highest paid Procurement Clerk and Technician made $98,273 in 2015.

Common Procurement Clerk and Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Procurement Clerical And Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 527
PG - Printing Office Grades 23
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 3
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 1
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Procurement Clerk and Technician was $38,183. Since then, the average pay has increased to $47,969 in 2017.

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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