Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
278,490 0.8 % $21.85 $45,450 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.32 $15.91 $21.03 $26.73 $33.02
Annual Wage (2) $25,630 $33,090 $43,740 $55,590 $68,680


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 11,420 0.57 $22.94 $47,710
Employment Services 9,200 0.30 $18.29 $38,050
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 8,740 1.77 $25.16 $52,340
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 6,480 0.50 $24.58 $51,120
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,910 0.29 $27.35 $56,880

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 2.29 $26.66 $55,460
Ship and Boat Building 2,570 2.04 $27.03 $56,220
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 8,740 1.77 $25.16 $52,340
Other Telecommunications 1,840 1.72 $25.03 $52,060
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,210 1.56 $22.35 $46,490

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 520 0.09 $37.60 $78,220
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil (8) (8) $33.06 $68,760
Metal Ore Mining 150 0.35 $30.83 $64,130
Natural Gas Distribution 730 0.68 $28.54 $59,360
Waste Treatment and Disposal 160 0.16 $28.53 $59,340


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 38,390 2.68 1.26 $23.83 $49,560
Texas 28,270 2.67 1.25 $21.45 $44,610
New York 18,370 2.15 1.01 $24.35 $50,660
Pennsylvania 13,910 2.49 1.16 $22.48 $46,760
Ohio 13,840 2.74 1.28 $19.86 $41,300




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)
South Carolina 5,140 2.86 1.34 $19.67 $40,920
Iowa 4,140 2.81 1.32 $21.10 $43,890
Ohio 13,840 2.74 1.28 $19.86 $41,300
Oklahoma 4,100 2.68 1.25 $20.70 $43,050
California 38,390 2.68 1.26 $23.83 $49,560




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 4,100 2.53 1.18 $24.65 $51,270
Washington 5,130 1.86 0.87 $24.63 $51,230
New York 18,370 2.15 1.01 $24.35 $50,660
Wyoming 290 1.06 0.50 $23.98 $49,890
California 38,390 2.68 1.26 $23.83 $49,560





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 13,040 3.37 1.58 $23.50 $48,880
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 10,860 2.11 0.99 $25.65 $53,350
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 8,510 3.22 1.51 $23.97 $49,860
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,490 1.78 0.83 $22.23 $46,240
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,140 2.93 1.37 $21.74 $45,220
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,270 2.33 1.09 $20.22 $42,050
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,800 3.40 1.59 $23.57 $49,030
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,700 2.58 1.21 $23.48 $48,830
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,230 2.45 1.14 $20.88 $43,440
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,970 2.27 1.06 $22.48 $46,760