How much does a Purchasing Clerk make in the United States? The average Purchasing Clerk salary in the United States is $42,692 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $37,280 and $48,707. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $37,280 10% $32,353 90% $54,183 75% $48,707 $42,692 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Purchasing Clerk

Purchasing Clerk prepares and processes purchase orders and maintains purchasing records. Interacts with suppliers to obtain pricing and product specifications. Being a Purchasing Clerk verifies order acknowledgements and pricing. Sets up new vendors in ordering system and Inputs and transmits transactions. Additionally, Purchasing Clerk requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or team leader. The Purchasing Clerk works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dycom Industries, Inc. provides specialty contracting services in the United States. The company offers various specialty contracting services, including program management, engineering, construction, maintenance, and installation services, such as placement and splicing of fiber, copper, and coaxial cables to telecomm... More
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Skills associated with Purchasing Clerk: Purchasing, Supplier Management, Order Processing, General Data Analysis Software

Salary estimation for Purchasing Clerk at companies like : BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLTN, DYCOM INDUSTRIES INC, EMCOR Group, Inc.

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