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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 "Project Management Specialists" (13-1082) and "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).


National estimates for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
Industry profile for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
Geographic profile for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

National estimates for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
362,090 0.8 % $ 25.00 $ 52,000 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 15.16 $ 18.49 $ 23.86 $ 30.35 $ 37.36
Annual Wage (2) $ 31,520 $ 38,470 $ 49,640 $ 63,120 $ 77,710


Industry profile for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14,780 0.61 $ 27.25 $ 56,680
Warehousing and Storage 12,360 0.87 $ 22.48 $ 46,750
Employment Services 11,220 0.35 $ 23.26 $ 48,380
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 8,970 1.25 $ 25.19 $ 52,390
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 8,470 1.62 $ 27.74 $ 57,700

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,770 2.10 $ 25.95 $ 53,980
Ship and Boat Building 2,840 2.07 $ 31.28 $ 65,070
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 7,080 1.69 $ 26.99 $ 56,140
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 1,390 1.67 $ 24.06 $ 50,040
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 8,470 1.62 $ 27.74 $ 57,700

Top paying industries for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Inland Water Transportation (8) (8) $ 39.03 $ 81,180
Metal Ore Mining 200 0.50 $ 37.85 $ 78,720
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,930 0.77 $ 35.32 $ 73,460
Electronics and Appliance Stores 190 0.04 $ 33.97 $ 70,660
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 90 0.73 $ 33.34 $ 69,350


Geographic profile for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 50,920 3.10 1.19 $ 26.70 $ 55,530
New York 45,390 5.22 2.01 $ 25.82 $ 53,700
Texas 34,800 2.88 1.10 $ 24.11 $ 50,140
Ohio 18,590 3.62 1.39 $ 24.80 $ 51,590
Florida 18,170 2.15 0.83 $ 22.13 $ 46,040




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 45,390 5.22 2.01 $ 25.82 $ 53,700
Oklahoma 6,300 4.03 1.55 $ 24.58 $ 51,120
Ohio 18,590 3.62 1.39 $ 24.80 $ 51,590
Kansas 4,210 3.16 1.21 $ 25.13 $ 52,260
California 50,920 3.10 1.19 $ 26.70 $ 55,530




Top paying states for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 7,280 2.17 0.83 $ 28.38 $ 59,040
Connecticut 4,080 2.65 1.02 $ 27.71 $ 57,640
Montana 280 0.62 0.24 $ 27.44 $ 57,070
Rhode Island 700 1.58 0.61 $ 27.36 $ 56,900
Maine 930 1.62 0.62 $ 27.27 $ 56,730





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 37,470 4.24 1.63 $ 26.64 $ 55,410
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 22,840 3.92 1.51 $ 26.00 $ 54,070
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 12,770 3.56 1.37 $ 25.37 $ 52,760
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,120 2.09 0.80 $ 26.05 $ 54,180
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,720 2.94 1.13 $ 25.11 $ 52,220
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,500 2.47 0.95 $ 24.23 $ 50,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,380 3.03 1.16 $ 23.97 $ 49,860
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,240 2.68 1.03 $ 31.40 $ 65,320
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 6,240 2.49 0.96 $ 20.65 $ 42,960
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 6,020 2.32 0.89 $ 28.98 $ 60,280




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warner Robins, GA 590 8.15 3.13 $ 28.36 $ 59,000
Rochester, NY 3,210 6.74 2.59 $ 23.53 $ 48,940
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 540 6.26 2.40 $ 33.37 $ 69,410
Dalton, GA 370 6.17 2.37 $ 20.76 $ 43,180
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 260 6.13 2.35 $ 23.66 $ 49,220
Wichita, KS 1,760 6.10 2.34 $ 27.48 $ 57,160
New Bern, NC 240 5.82 2.23 $ 25.65 $ 53,350
Syracuse, NY 1,610 5.74 2.21 $ 24.48 $ 50,910
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 2,820 5.67 2.18 $ 23.53 $ 48,950
Peoria, IL 870 5.51 2.12 $ 23.50 $ 48,870