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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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:

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)
367,200 0.8 % $ 25.11 $ 52,220 0.3 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 15.17 $ 18.30 $ 23.10 $ 29.25 $ 36.75
Annual Wage (2) $ 31,550 $ 38,060 $ 48,040 $ 60,840 $ 76,440


Industry profile for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

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 15,390 0.61 $ 28.19 $ 58,630
Employment Services 14,000 0.40 $ 21.83 $ 45,410
Warehousing and Storage 13,850 0.84 $ 21.22 $ 44,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 8,430 0.15 $ 21.36 $ 44,440
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 8,100 1.16 $ 25.96 $ 54,000

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 2,710 2.09 $ 24.15 $ 50,240
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing 350 1.77 $ 26.00 $ 54,070
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 630 1.73 $ 27.12 $ 56,410
Motion Picture and Video Industries 5,060 1.60 $ 24.26 $ 50,460
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 5,990 1.50 $ 28.76 $ 59,810

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

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 570 0.54 $ 42.22 $ 87,820
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,040 1.01 $ 40.43 $ 84,090
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 3,030 0.80 $ 39.56 $ 82,280
Other Pipeline Transportation 80 1.02 $ 35.64 $ 74,140
Support Activities for Water Transportation 430 0.48 $ 34.98 $ 72,750


Geographic profile for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks:

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.



Map of employment of production, planning, and expediting clerks by state, May 2021


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 50,760 3.07 1.18 $ 26.34 $ 54,790
New York 50,300 5.80 2.23 $ 26.47 $ 55,050
Texas 31,630 2.59 0.99 $ 24.38 $ 50,710
Ohio 16,670 3.21 1.23 $ 24.67 $ 51,320
Georgia 15,310 3.50 1.34 $ 23.50 $ 48,890


Map of location quotient of production, planning, and expediting clerks by state, May 2021


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 50,300 5.80 2.23 $ 26.47 $ 55,050
Oklahoma 5,540 3.56 1.36 $ 24.24 $ 50,410
Georgia 15,310 3.50 1.34 $ 23.50 $ 48,890
Tennessee 10,180 3.41 1.31 $ 22.48 $ 46,750
Arizona 9,300 3.23 1.24 $ 24.43 $ 50,820


Map of annual mean wages of production, planning, and expediting clerks by state, May 2021


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)
Connecticut 4,410 2.80 1.07 $ 28.77 $ 59,830
Rhode Island 660 1.44 0.55 $ 28.51 $ 59,300
District of Columbia 450 0.67 0.26 $ 28.46 $ 59,200
Massachusetts 6,810 2.01 0.77 $ 27.89 $ 58,000
Wyoming 170 0.65 0.25 $ 27.78 $ 57,780



Map of employment of production, planning, and expediting clerks by area, May 2021


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 40,890 4.71 1.81 $ 27.44 $ 57,080
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 21,200 3.71 1.42 $ 25.29 $ 52,600
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,210 2.85 1.09 $ 24.22 $ 50,380
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 9,120 3.53 1.35 $ 23.82 $ 49,550
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,040 2.78 1.06 $ 26.54 $ 55,200
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,570 1.79 0.69 $ 26.98 $ 56,130
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 7,230 3.42 1.31 $ 24.21 $ 50,350
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,800 3.03 1.16 $ 30.31 $ 63,050
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 5,620 2.93 1.13 $ 27.36 $ 56,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,300 2.05 0.79 $ 28.41 $ 59,090


Map of location quotient of production, planning, and expediting clerks by area, May 2021


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)
Ithaca, NY 410 8.91 3.42 $ 29.93 $ 62,250
Warner Robins, GA 650 8.81 3.38 $ 27.43 $ 57,050
Battle Creek, MI 370 7.25 2.78 $ 23.00 $ 47,830
Dalton, GA 450 7.19 2.76 $ 20.89 $ 43,440
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 590 6.83 2.62 $ 32.28 $ 67,140
Rochester, NY 2,910 6.19 2.37 $ 23.88 $ 49,670
Binghamton, NY 540 5.93 2.28 $ 23.68 $ 49,260
Syracuse, NY 1,610 5.76 2.21 $ 25.48 $ 53,000
Sheboygan, WI 330 5.69 2.18 $ 23.35 $ 48,570
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 2,820 5.66 2.17 $ 23.63 $ 49,140