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Average Purchasing and Inventory Clerk’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Purchasing and Inventory Clerks.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1524.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: purchasing clerk, purchasing and inventory control worker, procurement clerk and inventory clerk.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $25.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax, Nova Scotia at $15.78 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $33,000 – $53,000.
Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future. Employment growth may remain weak because of the increasing use of new technologies. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Purchasing and Inventory Clerks in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||18.52||24.87||37.44||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||16.00||25.00||38.78||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||13.85||20.00||33.00||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||12.50||19.86||23.10||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||12.08||17.50||26.74||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||12.30||15.78||26.74||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.00||17.20||25.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||16.00||17.50||32.60||2018|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||14.00||17.30||31.25||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||14.00||17.30||31.25||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||12.50||17.50||21.54||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||12.50||19.05||27.18||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||16.25||19.00||31.00||2018|
The largest sector of employment for purchasing and inventory clerks is wholesale trade.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations, which includes purchasing and inventory clerks, is $23.06. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $875, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $45,500.