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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2023

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)
393,980 0.9 % $ 27.70 $ 57,610 0.2 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.62 $ 21.31 $ 25.91 $ 32.35 $ 39.14
Annual Wage (2) $ 36,640 $ 44,330 $ 53,900 $ 67,290 $ 81,410


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 21,870 0.79 $ 31.57 $ 65,670
Employment Services 13,550 0.36 $ 23.53 $ 48,950
Warehousing and Storage 12,900 0.67 $ 24.28 $ 50,490
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 9,570 0.17 $ 24.72 $ 51,430
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 9,470 1.22 $ 28.69 $ 59,680

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)
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 780 1.91 $ 27.66 $ 57,540
Motion Picture and Video Industries 7,480 1.85 $ 29.13 $ 60,600
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,490 1.55 $ 19.44 $ 40,430
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 180 1.53 $ 50.77 $ 105,590
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing 320 1.50 $ 28.23 $ 58,720

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

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 180 1.53 $ 50.77 $ 105,590
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 850 0.79 $ 44.19 $ 91,910
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 4,250 1.08 $ 42.40 $ 88,190
Other Pipeline Transportation 70 0.85 $ 41.99 $ 87,340
Metal Ore Mining 430 1.01 $ 41.51 $ 86,330


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 2023


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 58,030 3.23 1.25 $ 30.30 $ 63,020
New York 42,760 4.55 1.75 $ 29.19 $ 60,720
Texas 30,550 2.25 0.87 $ 25.63 $ 53,310
Florida 21,800 2.28 0.88 $ 25.65 $ 53,340
Georgia 16,670 3.50 1.35 $ 26.34 $ 54,780


Map of location quotient of production, planning, and expediting clerks by state, May 2023


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 42,760 4.55 1.75 $ 29.19 $ 60,720
Tennessee 14,030 4.36 1.68 $ 24.55 $ 51,060
Washington 13,450 3.85 1.48 $ 30.16 $ 62,730
Oklahoma 5,940 3.57 1.38 $ 25.76 $ 53,580
Georgia 16,670 3.50 1.35 $ 26.34 $ 54,780


Map of annual mean wages of production, planning, and expediting clerks by state, May 2023


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 4,750 2.86 1.10 $ 31.65 $ 65,830
North Dakota 360 0.86 0.33 $ 30.67 $ 63,790
Wyoming 120 0.44 0.17 $ 30.35 $ 63,130
California 58,030 3.23 1.25 $ 30.30 $ 63,020
New Hampshire 1,410 2.08 0.80 $ 30.26 $ 62,950



Map of employment of production, planning, and expediting clerks by area, May 2023


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 37,240 3.92 1.51 $ 30.06 $ 62,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 25,150 4.07 1.57 $ 29.46 $ 61,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 10,230 3.63 1.40 $ 27.00 $ 56,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,030 2.53 0.97 $ 25.33 $ 52,690
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 9,540 4.59 1.77 $ 30.89 $ 64,250
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,240 3.60 1.39 $ 27.53 $ 57,250
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 7,860 2.47 0.95 $ 27.19 $ 56,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,870 2.84 1.09 $ 35.68 $ 74,220
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,800 1.51 0.58 $ 29.94 $ 62,270
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 6,110 2.25 0.87 $ 26.04 $ 54,150


Map of location quotient of production, planning, and expediting clerks by area, May 2023


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 640 8.29 3.20 $ 29.85 $ 62,090
Dalton, GA 480 7.34 2.83 $ 22.57 $ 46,950
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 840 6.86 2.64 (8) (8)
Binghamton, NY 640 6.75 2.60 $ 25.37 $ 52,760
Battle Creek, MI 330 6.29 2.42 $ 25.00 $ 52,000
St. Joseph, MO-KS 310 5.79 2.23 $ 18.52 $ 38,530
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 320 5.61 2.16 $ 23.08 $ 48,000
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 500 5.44 2.10 $ 35.78 $ 74,420
Clarksville, TN-KY 520 5.42 2.09 $ 22.36 $ 46,500
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 630 5.41 2.08 $ 26.57 $ 55,270