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Occupational Employment Statistics


43-3061 Procurement Clerks

Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 10014$23.65/hr$17.37/hr$19.99/hr$23.39/hr$28.88/hr$29.71/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities110$23.49/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services100$24.01/hr
Education and Health Services220$22.32/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration150$25.18/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 10$23.45/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$16.76/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$20.74/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$22.53/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$23.34/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$20.73/hr-3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 40$23.45/hr-2.6%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$21.31/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$23.80/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$21.43/hr-6.1%
St Cloud MN MSA 60$24.01/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 90$22.95/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 100$24.01/hr-10.3%
Northwest Minnesota 100$23.39/hr-8.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 340$24.90/hr-6.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 370$24.77/hrN/A
Minnesota 660$24.01/hr-5.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,510$23.21/hr-9.4%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 16,920$31.90/hrN/A
Managers, All Other 5,740$64.34/hrN/A
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 460$31.83/hr-7.9%
Loan Officers 8,020$38.66/hr2.3%
Cargo and Freight Agents 2,120$23.17/hr6.5%
Insurance Underwriters 2,080$37.79/hr-5.5%
Correspondence Clerks N/A$24.93/hrN/A
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 6,390$24.79/hr3.3%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,330$23.64/hr-5.1%

  • Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary.
  • Approve and pay bills.
  • Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.
  • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Perform buying duties when necessary.
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.
  • Review requisition orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.
  • Compare suppliers' bills with bids and purchase orders to verify accuracy.