Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
297,050 0.8 % $22.88 $47,590 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.90 $16.64 $21.96 $27.86 $34.64
Annual Wage (2) $26,830 $34,620 $45,670 $57,950 $72,050


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 12,930 0.59 $23.87 $49,660
Employment Services 12,030 0.35 $19.99 $41,580
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,100 2.06 $28.13 $58,510
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 7,600 0.56 $26.14 $54,370
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 6,100 0.12 $20.07 $41,740

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ship and Boat Building 2,810 2.09 $27.56 $57,330
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,100 2.06 $28.13 $58,510
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,420 1.67 $22.92 $47,680
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing 1,470 1.43 $23.65 $49,200
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 1,280 1.37 $25.61 $53,270

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Pipeline Transportation 60 0.86 $32.65 $67,910
Metal Ore Mining 190 0.43 $31.06 $64,600
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,330 0.60 $30.42 $63,270
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing 880 0.95 $29.47 $61,290
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 690 0.63 $29.28 $60,890


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 40,200 2.66 1.21 $24.46 $50,870
Texas 30,390 2.71 1.23 $23.26 $48,380
New York 19,510 2.21 1.01 $24.65 $51,280
Pennsylvania 13,760 2.43 1.11 $23.42 $48,720
Ohio 12,990 2.50 1.14 $21.01 $43,700



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 6,440 3.43 1.56 $20.98 $43,630
Tennessee 8,380 3.05 1.39 $24.87 $51,720
Arizona 7,270 2.88 1.31 $21.78 $45,290
Washington 8,240 2.84 1.29 $24.31 $50,570
Wisconsin 7,710 2.83 1.29 $21.37 $44,460



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Mexico 940 1.19 0.54 $26.66 $55,450
Wyoming 230 0.81 0.37 $26.01 $54,110
Alaska 460 1.42 0.65 $25.98 $54,030
Delaware 380 0.89 0.40 $25.09 $52,200
Tennessee 8,380 3.05 1.39 $24.87 $51,720




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 13,620 3.36 1.53 $23.03 $47,910
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 11,990 2.22 1.01 $25.05 $52,090
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 9,470 3.33 1.51 $25.15 $52,310
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,790 2.08 0.94 $22.93 $47,690
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,370 2.85 1.29 $23.13 $48,100
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 5,680 3.11 1.41 $21.39 $44,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,500 2.30 1.05 $22.09 $45,950
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,280 3.54 1.61 $24.77 $51,530
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,160 3.47 1.58 $24.99 $51,970
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,720 2.53 1.15 $25.22 $52,450