Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
321,780 0.7 % $23.58 $49,050 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.53 $17.20 $22.48 $28.64 $35.74
Annual Wage (2) $28,140 $35,770 $46,760 $59,560 $74,340


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 14,640 0.64 $24.46 $50,880
Employment Services 10,970 0.30 $21.29 $44,290
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,300 2.10 $28.56 $59,410
Warehousing and Storage 8,890 0.98 $20.43 $42,500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 7,430 0.14 $19.88 $41,340

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,300 2.10 $28.56 $59,410
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 3,110 2.09 $24.13 $50,190
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,930 1.95 $20.30 $42,220
Ship and Boat Building 2,620 1.92 $28.81 $59,920
Motion Picture and Video Industries 7,260 1.72 $22.26 $46,300

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,370 0.61 $32.62 $67,850
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 290 0.26 $32.45 $67,500
Natural Gas Distribution 670 0.60 $32.23 $67,030
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 870 0.78 $30.76 $63,970
Other Pipeline Transportation 110 1.35 $30.33 $63,090


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 48,900 3.06 1.34 $24.83 $51,640
Texas 33,030 2.81 1.23 $22.87 $47,570
New York 26,120 2.87 1.25 $25.15 $52,320
Ohio 14,180 2.66 1.16 $23.37 $48,620
Pennsylvania 13,320 2.32 1.01 $22.97 $47,770




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 10,800 3.52 1.54 $24.58 $51,130
Oklahoma 4,940 3.11 1.36 $23.16 $48,170
California 48,900 3.06 1.34 $24.83 $51,640
Arkansas 3,530 2.96 1.29 $20.07 $41,740
Arizona 7,680 2.89 1.26 $22.65 $47,110




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 240 0.88 0.39 $30.70 $63,850
District of Columbia 890 1.26 0.55 $29.09 $60,510
New Mexico 710 0.88 0.38 $28.79 $59,880
Maine 1,090 1.82 0.79 $27.62 $57,460
Louisiana 2,540 1.32 0.58 $27.41 $57,020





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 18,310 2.78 1.21 $25.42 $52,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 17,980 4.26 1.86 $23.06 $47,970
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,870 3.02 1.32 $24.38 $50,700
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,960 2.19 0.95 $24.88 $51,740
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,130 2.93 1.28 $23.94 $49,800
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 6,860 4.32 1.88 $24.89 $51,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,390 2.50 1.09 $22.98 $47,790
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,110 3.16 1.38 $22.75 $47,320
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,220 3.34 1.46 $23.78 $49,470
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 4,390 3.16 1.38 $23.54 $48,960