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Purchasing Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,475 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Purchasing Clerk is $45,475 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Purchasing Clerk is between $33,864 and $55,146. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Purchasing Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Types and performs other clerical duties related to the business of purchasing.
  • Edits purchase requests and prepares purchase orders.
  • Keeps files and records of materials, prices, inventories, and deliveries.
Purchasing Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Procurement Clerks

Job family population: 70,510

Estimated population of Purchasing Clerk jobs: 21,756

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Purchasing Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Purchasing Clerk
Jun 17
Countryside, IL, USA
Express Employment
Leading precision machining company is seeking a Buyer/ Purchasing Clerk join their team! This company specializes in customized equipment builds and machine components. This company offers stability ...
Shipping/Receiving Clerk and Warehouse Manager
Jun 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Frequency Audio Visual Services Inc
We are seeking a Shipping/Receiving Clerk And Warehouse Manager to become an integral part of our ... Review purchase orders and track expected delivery dates and follow up on any delays * maintain ...
Shipping Receiving Clerk
Jun 17
Crestwood, IL, USA
... purchase orders, etc. Process related records and reports. 5. Investigate and resolve problems ... One to three years of shipping clerk experience or equivalent. Company Description Service Parts ...
Shipping / Receiving Clerk Material Handler 19-00399
May 17
Bensenville, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Shipping / Receiving Clerk Material Handler Located in Bensenville, IL Pay : 10-13/hr Temp to perm ... Legibly write ship to address, shipping contact name and phone number and customer purchase order ...
Receiving Clerk
Jun 20
Joliet, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Communicates with drivers, vendors, and purchasing staff * Maintains computer records of received items * High school diploma or equivalent preferred * Experience with receiving a plus * Licensed ...
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