Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems. Excludes "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
272,910 0.8 % $21.59 $44,900 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.30 $15.77 $20.72 $26.35 $32.56
Annual Wage (2) $25,590 $32,790 $43,100 $54,810 $67,730


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,830 0.57 $22.52 $46,840
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,070 1.92 $24.67 $51,320
Employment Services 7,240 0.25 $19.78 $41,130
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 6,240 1.06 $24.04 $50,010
Postal Service 6,040 0.93 $25.84 $53,750

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Pipeline Transportation 140 2.11 $27.91 $58,050
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,740 1.98 $21.91 $45,580
Ship and Boat Building 2,430 1.96 $26.97 $56,100
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,070 1.92 $24.67 $51,320
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing 290 1.54 $23.99 $49,890

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 570 0.10 $33.26 $69,180
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 40 0.45 $30.32 $63,060
Other Investment Pools and Funds 30 0.08 $30.25 $62,920
Metal Ore Mining 90 0.24 $29.09 $60,500
Natural Gas Distribution 790 0.72 $28.75 $59,800


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 37,960 2.70 1.27 $23.61 $49,120
Texas 27,890 2.71 1.27 $20.40 $42,440
New York 17,160 2.04 0.96 $23.95 $49,820
Ohio 13,720 2.76 1.30 $19.75 $41,070
Pennsylvania 13,660 2.46 1.16 $22.34 $46,470




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Iowa 4,190 2.89 1.36 $21.24 $44,190
Ohio 13,720 2.76 1.30 $19.75 $41,070
Wisconsin 7,180 2.71 1.28 $20.44 $42,510
Texas 27,890 2.71 1.27 $20.40 $42,440
California 37,960 2.70 1.27 $23.61 $49,120




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 630 0.97 0.46 $25.92 $53,920
Massachusetts 6,460 2.04 0.96 $24.58 $51,130
Wyoming 270 0.98 0.46 $24.08 $50,090
Connecticut 4,280 2.66 1.25 $24.07 $50,070
New York 17,160 2.04 0.96 $23.95 $49,820





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 12,650 3.31 1.56 $22.88 $47,590
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,990 1.97 0.93 $25.16 $52,320
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 8,280 3.25 1.53 $22.93 $47,700
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,220 1.74 0.82 $22.10 $45,970
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,020 2.95 1.38 $20.41 $42,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,540 2.49 1.17 $19.54 $40,640
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,490 3.24 1.52 $22.91 $47,650
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,140 2.28 1.07 $22.99 $47,810
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,710 2.19 1.03 $21.37 $44,460
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,630 2.94 1.38 $24.31 $50,570