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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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 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)
370,380 0.9 % $24.35 $50,640 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.52 $17.88 $23.20 $29.64 $36.59
Annual Wage (2) $30,190 $37,180 $48,260 $61,650 $76,100


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 15,180 0.62 $26.56 $55,240
Employment Services 12,510 0.34 $22.54 $46,880
Warehousing and Storage 10,940 0.90 $21.45 $44,610
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,540 2.02 $28.22 $58,700
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 9,070 1.21 $24.74 $51,460

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 3,690 2.45 $23.87 $49,640
Ship and Boat Building 2,990 2.12 $30.90 $64,260
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,540 2.02 $28.22 $58,700
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 200 1.70 $22.21 $46,190
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 1,380 1.61 $24.77 $51,530

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 160 1.37 $37.90 $78,840
Inland Water Transportation (8) (8) $37.84 $78,700
Other Pipeline Transportation 110 1.31 $37.59 $78,180
Metal Ore Mining 180 0.42 $37.14 $77,250
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,670 0.69 $34.63 $72,040


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 52,540 3.02 1.20 $25.85 $53,770
New York 44,610 4.68 1.86 $24.97 $51,940
Texas 35,220 2.83 1.12 $23.80 $49,510
Ohio 20,090 3.69 1.46 $24.16 $50,250
Florida 17,870 2.03 0.81 $21.22 $44,140




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)
New York 44,610 4.68 1.86 $24.97 $51,940
Oklahoma 6,550 4.05 1.61 $24.62 $51,200
Ohio 20,090 3.69 1.46 $24.16 $50,250
Washington 10,910 3.29 1.30 $25.18 $52,380
Kansas 4,240 3.04 1.21 $24.70 $51,370




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 670 0.92 0.37 $28.57 $59,430
Massachusetts 7,640 2.11 0.84 $28.07 $58,380
Montana 350 0.75 0.30 $27.62 $57,460
Connecticut 4,400 2.64 1.05 $27.57 $57,340
Delaware 590 1.30 0.52 $26.70 $55,540





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 37,230 3.86 1.53 $25.79 $53,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 24,570 3.94 1.56 $24.99 $51,970
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 12,200 3.34 1.32 $24.27 $50,470
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,620 2.27 0.90 $24.90 $51,800
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,410 3.08 1.22 $26.10 $54,290
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7,800 3.86 1.53 $25.31 $52,640
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 6,580 2.49 0.99 $20.29 $42,190
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,570 2.66 1.05 $30.38 $63,180
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,350 2.99 1.19 $22.69 $47,200
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 6,100 2.18 0.86 $29.07 $60,460