Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
309,110 0.8 % $23.18 $48,210 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.07 $16.80 $22.19 $28.25 $35.23
Annual Wage (2) $27,190 $34,950 $46,150 $58,760 $73,270


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 13,320 0.59 $24.04 $50,000
Employment Services 11,470 0.32 $21.02 $43,720
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,100 2.07 $28.29 $58,840
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 7,690 0.55 $26.63 $55,390
Warehousing and Storage 6,960 0.86 $19.51 $40,590

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 10,100 2.07 $28.29 $58,840
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,960 2.00 $23.48 $48,840
Ship and Boat Building 2,700 1.95 $28.22 $58,700
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,950 1.94 $19.92 $41,430
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 1,250 1.41 $24.07 $50,060

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 2,250 0.57 $31.38 $65,280
Natural Gas Distribution 660 0.58 $31.31 $65,130
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,210 0.62 $30.89 $64,240
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 300 0.28 $30.39 $63,210
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 40 0.42 $29.96 $62,310


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 44,180 2.85 1.27 $24.55 $51,050
Texas 31,790 2.75 1.23 $22.70 $47,220
New York 22,290 2.48 1.11 $25.23 $52,490
Pennsylvania 13,560 2.38 1.06 $23.03 $47,900
Ohio 13,290 2.52 1.12 $22.08 $45,920



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)
Tennessee 8,710 3.10 1.38 $25.01 $52,020
Washington 9,120 3.06 1.36 $23.97 $49,850
South Carolina 5,670 2.94 1.31 $22.49 $46,780
Oklahoma 4,610 2.89 1.29 $23.27 $48,410
California 44,180 2.85 1.27 $24.55 $51,050



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 700 1.03 0.46 $27.90 $58,040
Wyoming 220 0.79 0.35 $27.82 $57,870
New Mexico 850 1.07 0.48 $27.54 $57,280
Maine 990 1.67 0.75 $26.32 $54,740
Alaska 540 1.64 0.73 $26.00 $54,070




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 16,100 2.49 1.11 $25.05 $52,090
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 15,940 3.88 1.73 $22.82 $47,470
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,360 3.20 1.43 $24.55 $51,070
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,800 2.19 0.97 $23.77 $49,450
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,770 2.91 1.30 $23.21 $48,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,920 2.39 1.06 $21.73 $45,200
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,700 3.71 1.65 $24.40 $50,750
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,370 2.86 1.28 $21.99 $45,750
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,840 3.18 1.42 $24.77 $51,530
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,100 2.18 0.97 $22.89 $47,610