Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
350,150 0.8 % $24.05 $50,020 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.23 $17.66 $22.88 $29.33 $36.11
Annual Wage (2) $29,610 $36,740 $47,580 $61,010 $75,110


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 14,840 0.63 $25.40 $52,830
Warehousing and Storage 11,490 1.00 $21.26 $44,220
Employment Services 10,740 0.29 $21.52 $44,760
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,370 2.13 $27.30 $56,790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 8,150 0.15 $20.73 $43,120

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 220 2.46 $35.47 $73,790
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,370 2.13 $27.30 $56,790
Ship and Boat Building 2,850 2.09 $29.79 $61,960
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 230 1.79 (8) (8)
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,660 1.73 $25.32 $52,670

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 130 1.18 $36.61 $76,150
Other Pipeline Transportation 220 2.46 $35.47 $73,790
Metal Ore Mining 210 0.52 $34.16 $71,060
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,840 0.72 $34.12 $70,980
Natural Gas Distribution 690 0.64 $31.81 $66,170


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 51,920 3.05 1.26 $25.23 $52,480
New York 38,020 4.05 1.67 $24.45 $50,850
Texas 33,110 2.73 1.13 $23.71 $49,310
Ohio 18,400 3.40 1.40 $24.03 $49,990
Illinois 15,660 2.61 1.08 $23.69 $49,270




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)
Oklahoma 6,460 4.05 1.67 $24.31 $50,560
New York 38,020 4.05 1.67 $24.45 $50,850
Washington 11,950 3.67 1.52 $24.52 $51,000
Ohio 18,400 3.40 1.40 $24.03 $49,990
California 51,920 3.05 1.26 $25.23 $52,480




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 730 1.02 0.42 $29.25 $60,830
Wyoming 260 0.98 0.41 $28.85 $60,020
New Mexico 760 0.93 0.39 $27.90 $58,040
Connecticut 4,370 2.63 1.09 $27.10 $56,370
Massachusetts 6,690 1.87 0.77 $26.84 $55,830





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 31,850 3.35 1.39 $25.26 $52,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 25,060 4.10 1.69 $24.18 $50,290
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 11,290 2.43 1.01 $24.16 $50,260
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,930 3.06 1.27 $24.08 $50,080
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,310 3.12 1.29 $25.60 $53,250
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 8,990 4.53 1.87 $24.34 $50,620
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,350 3.09 1.28 $23.65 $49,190
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,780 2.39 0.99 $29.34 $61,020
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,300 1.92 0.79 $27.71 $57,640
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 5,110 3.49 1.44 $25.52 $53,090