Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

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)
266,170 0.7 % $21.19 $44,070 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.28 $15.52 $20.30 $26.08 $31.54
Annual Wage (2) $25,550 $32,290 $42,220 $54,250 $65,610


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 10,230 0.54 $22.03 $45,820
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,070 1.89 $23.81 $49,530
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 6,190 1.01 $23.97 $49,860
Postal Service 6,170 0.92 $25.80 $53,670
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,680 0.28 $28.18 $58,600

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 150 2.13 $27.08 $56,320
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,910 2.12 $21.87 $45,500
Ship and Boat Building 2,490 1.99 $26.07 $54,240
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,070 1.89 $23.81 $49,530
Footwear Manufacturing 220 1.59 $19.85 $41,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 490 0.09 $33.35 $69,370
Metal Ore Mining 60 0.17 $28.83 $59,960
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,680 0.28 $28.18 $58,600
Natural Gas Distribution 750 0.70 $27.63 $57,480
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 100 0.12 $27.27 $56,720


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 37,680 2.69 1.29 $23.21 $48,270
Texas 26,890 2.67 1.27 $19.62 $40,810
New York 16,220 1.94 0.93 $23.25 $48,350
Ohio 12,910 2.62 1.25 $19.38 $40,310
Pennsylvania 12,900 2.35 1.12 $21.46 $44,640




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)
Connecticut 4,430 2.77 1.32 $23.32 $48,500
Utah 3,140 2.74 1.31 $20.60 $42,850
Iowa 3,940 2.74 1.31 (8) (8)
California 37,680 2.69 1.29 $23.21 $48,270
Texas 26,890 2.67 1.27 $19.62 $40,810




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 520 0.82 0.39 $25.43 $52,890
Massachusetts 6,120 1.96 0.94 $24.16 $50,250
Washington 5,400 2.00 0.96 $23.43 $48,730
Connecticut 4,430 2.77 1.32 $23.32 $48,500
New York 16,220 1.94 0.93 $23.25 $48,350

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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 12,910 3.38 1.62 $22.63 $47,070
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,680 1.94 0.93 $24.28 $50,500
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 7,340 2.94 1.40 $21.96 $45,670
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 6,780 1.92 0.91 $21.95 $45,650
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,450 3.22 1.54 $19.33 $40,210
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,940 2.70 1.29 $19.57 $40,700
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,540 3.30 1.58 $22.63 $47,070
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,110 2.28 1.09 $21.83 $45,400
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,770 3.04 1.45 $24.61 $51,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,500 2.08 0.99 $20.95 $43,580




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)
Warner Robins, GA 370 6.48 3.10 $25.92 $53,910
Wichita, KS 1,570 5.66 2.70 (8) (8)
Dalton, GA 350 5.49 2.62 $16.83 $35,010
Columbus, IN 200 5.04 2.41 $20.73 $43,110
Cedar Rapids, IA 680 4.98 2.38 $20.51 $42,650
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 390 4.92 2.35 $37.17 $77,310
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 920 4.82 2.30 $21.76 $45,260
Sheboygan, WI 240 4.34 2.07 $20.19 $41,990
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 670 4.31 2.06 $22.83 $47,490
Racine, WI 300 4.18 2.00 $17.95 $37,330