Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
281,930 0.9 % $22.30 $46,390 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.52 $16.25 $21.46 $27.27 $33.85
Annual Wage (2) $26,040 $33,800 $44,630 $56,720 $70,410


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 11,970 0.56 $23.30 $48,470
Employment Services 10,720 0.33 $18.94 $39,400
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 7,630 1.52 $26.09 $54,270
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 6,880 0.52 $25.63 $53,320
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 6,540 1.09 $24.51 $50,970

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 2,710 2.07 $27.85 $57,930
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 2,300 1.63 $22.90 $47,630
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 7,630 1.52 $26.09 $54,270
Other Pipeline Transportation 90 1.35 $31.03 $64,540
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 1,380 1.33 $24.63 $51,220

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil (8) (8) $36.08 $75,050
Support Activities for Water Transportation 190 0.21 $31.53 $65,590
Other Pipeline Transportation 90 1.35 $31.03 $64,540
Metal Ore Mining 180 0.40 $30.09 $62,580
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,260 0.58 $30.03 $62,460


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 38,700 2.63 1.24 $24.12 $50,170
Texas 27,530 2.52 1.19 $22.56 $46,920
New York 18,300 2.12 1.00 $24.45 $50,850
Pennsylvania 13,340 2.38 1.12 $23.43 $48,730
Ohio 13,190 2.57 1.21 $20.49 $42,630




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 8,500 3.15 1.48 $23.03 $47,900
South Carolina 5,560 3.05 1.43 $20.34 $42,300
Oklahoma 4,380 2.81 1.32 $21.86 $45,470
Wisconsin 7,200 2.66 1.25 $21.09 $43,880
Arizona 6,590 2.66 1.25 $21.34 $44,390




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 1,060 1.36 0.64 $25.65 $53,360
Wyoming 220 0.80 0.38 $24.97 $51,930
Connecticut 3,840 2.35 1.10 $24.53 $51,030
New York 18,300 2.12 1.00 $24.45 $50,850
Maine 1,010 1.73 0.81 $24.12 $50,170





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 12,410 3.12 1.47 $23.50 $48,880
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 10,920 2.08 0.98 $25.25 $52,520
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 8,780 3.19 1.50 $24.78 $51,540
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,220 1.95 0.92 $21.99 $45,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,970 2.78 1.31 $22.51 $46,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,190 2.25 1.06 $20.94 $43,550
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,170 3.56 1.67 $24.45 $50,850
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 5,030 2.82 1.33 $21.03 $43,740
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,530 2.46 1.16 $24.99 $51,970
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,270 2.38 1.12 $22.36 $46,500