Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
336,000 0.8 % $23.57 $49,020 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.70 $17.21 $22.44 $28.75 $35.58
Annual Wage (2) $28,490 $35,800 $46,670 $59,790 $74,000


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 14,700 0.63 $24.71 $51,390
Employment Services 9,990 0.28 $20.78 $43,220
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,920 2.07 $27.00 $56,170
Warehousing and Storage 9,910 0.98 $20.80 $43,270
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 8,010 0.15 $20.02 $41,650

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 180 2.20 $34.09 $70,900
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,920 2.07 $27.00 $56,170
Ship and Boat Building 2,650 1.98 $30.63 $63,710
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,820 1.91 $24.38 $50,720
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,750 1.88 $21.23 $44,160

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 120 0.96 $36.74 $76,420
Other Pipeline Transportation 180 2.20 $34.09 $70,900
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,670 0.68 $33.07 $68,780
Natural Gas Distribution 700 0.62 $32.84 $68,300
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 290 0.26 $32.40 $67,390


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 51,520 3.09 1.31 $24.73 $51,450
Texas 33,460 2.81 1.19 $23.11 $48,070
New York 31,820 3.46 1.47 $24.50 $50,950
Ohio 16,780 3.13 1.33 $23.70 $49,290
Illinois 15,170 2.56 1.09 $23.27 $48,390




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)
Washington 11,540 3.62 1.54 $23.63 $49,140
Oklahoma 5,490 3.49 1.48 $23.21 $48,270
New York 31,820 3.46 1.47 $24.50 $50,950
Ohio 16,780 3.13 1.33 $23.70 $49,290
California 51,520 3.09 1.31 $24.73 $51,450




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 1,070 1.50 0.64 $29.36 $61,070
Louisiana 2,270 1.19 0.51 $28.86 $60,030
New Mexico 800 1.00 0.42 $28.09 $58,420
Maine 1,000 1.68 0.71 $27.60 $57,400
Wyoming 260 0.96 0.41 $27.55 $57,310



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 21,120 3.15 1.34 $25.18 $52,380
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 19,340 4.36 1.85 $23.67 $49,230
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,820 3.01 1.28 $25.64 $53,330
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 8,570 2.34 0.99 $23.83 $49,570
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 8,200 4.98 2.11 $23.28 $48,430
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,460 2.99 1.27 $24.04 $50,010
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,780 2.92 1.24 $22.71 $47,250
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,700 2.18 0.92 $22.62 $47,050
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,600 3.46 1.47 $23.79 $49,490
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 4,510 3.15 1.33 $24.07 $50,070


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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Columbus, IN 360 7.36 3.12 $21.83 $45,400
Warner Robins, GA 470 6.80 2.88 $28.29 $58,850
Wichita, KS 1,890 6.38 2.71 $26.30 $54,710
New Bern, NC 260 5.81 2.47 $24.33 $50,600
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 490 5.60 2.38 $31.73 $66,000
Fond du Lac, WI 250 5.48 2.32 $19.25 $40,040
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 1,260 5.25 2.23 $15.75 $32,760
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 220 5.18 2.20 $22.27 $46,320
Dalton, GA 330 5.05 2.14 $19.25 $40,030
Monroe, MI 190 4.99 2.12 $21.19 $44,070