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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
Southwest Minnesota 509$22.80/hr$14.84/hr$19.33/hr$23.20/hr$29.24/hr$30.00/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities200$24.21/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services40$18.84/hr
Education and Health Services230$19.78/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration150$25.38/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$19.76/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$19.85/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$24.33/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$23.78/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$20.23/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$23.61/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$19.76/hr-3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 50$23.20/hr-2.6%
St Cloud MN MSA 60$22.67/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$24.03/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 70$23.78/hr-6.1%
Northwest Balance of State 80$19.76/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 90$22.67/hr-10.3%
Northwest Minnesota 90$19.76/hr-8.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 390$24.57/hr-6.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 420$24.57/hrN/A
Minnesota 740$24.18/hr-5.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 30,730$23.80/hr-9.4%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 19,600$31.89/hrN/A
Managers, All Other 6,140$61.74/hrN/A
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 220$24.83/hr-7.9%
Loan Officers 7,520$39.79/hr2.3%
Cargo and Freight Agents 1,000$24.57/hr6.5%
Insurance Underwriters 2,410$34.02/hr-5.5%
Correspondence Clerks N/AN/AN/A
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 6,690$24.68/hr3.3%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,140$24.18/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.