Production, planning, & expediting clerks

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Total Workforce

347k

Average Age

42.3

Estimated Job Growth

5.46%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$50,332

Average Male Salary

$61,456

Average Female Salary

$42,193

About

Production, planning, & expediting clerks are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Production, planning, & expediting clerks was $50,332 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Production, planning, & expediting clerks by wage are Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators, Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, and Postal service clerks.

Production, planning, & expediting clerks are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, Billing & posting clerks, Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks, Gaming cage workers, Payroll & timekeeping clerks, Procurement clerks, Tellers, Other financial clerks, Brokerage clerks, Court, municipal, & license clerks, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Customer service representatives, Eligibility interviewers, government programs, File clerks, Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks, Interviewers, except eligibility & loan, Library assistants, clerical, Loan interviewers & clerks, New accounts clerks, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Receptionists & information clerks, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, Information & record clerks, all other, Correspondence clerks & order clerks, Cargo & freight agents, Couriers & messengers, Dispatchers, Meter readers, utilities, Postal service clerks, Postal service mail carriers, Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Stock clerks & order fillers, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Computer operators, Data entry keyers, Word processors & typists, Insurance claims & policy processing clerks, Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Office clerks, general, Office machine operators, except computer, Proofreaders & copy markers, Statistical assistants, and Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

The top 3 locations that employ the most Production, planning, & expediting clerks are West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, Kendall & Grundy Counties PUMA, IL, and Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Production, planning, & expediting clerks are West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, Columbia, Levy, Bradford, Gilchrist, Dixie & Union Counties PUMA, FL, and Auburn City & Lakeland PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Production, planning, & expediting clerks and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Production, planning, & expediting clerks, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Production, planning, & expediting clerks, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Production, planning, & expediting clerks are paid most in Sussex County PUMA, DE but are relatively concentrated in West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$50,332

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,635

In 2017, Production, planning, & expediting clerks earned an average of $50,332, $1,733 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators make somewhat more than Production, planning, & expediting clerks while Postal service clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Production, planning, & expediting clerks as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.353

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Production, planning, & expediting clerks had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.353, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Production, planning, & expediting clerks (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Production, planning, & expediting clerks.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Production, planning, & expediting clerks.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Production, planning, & expediting clerks, by number of employees, are Hospitals, Offices of physicians, and Construction.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Production, planning, & expediting clerks, by average wage, are Oil & gas extraction, Bus service & urban transit, and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers .

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Industries by Share

347k

2017 Workforce

± 14,447

1.26%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 5.83%

The number of people employed as Production, planning, & expediting clerks has been growing at a rate of 1.26%, from 342,746 people in 2016 to 347,079 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Production, planning, & expediting clerks employed by various industries. Hospitals employs the largest share of Production, planning, & expediting clerks at  9.4%, followed by Offices of physicians with 4.19% and Construction with 2.99%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Production, planning, & expediting clerks in the US. The average age of male Production, planning, & expediting clerks in the workforce is 42.3 and of female Production, planning, & expediting clerks is 42.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Production, planning, & expediting clerks is White.

Gender Composition

147k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 9,397

200k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 10,984

57.8% of Production, planning, & expediting clerks are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Production, planning, & expediting clerks.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Production, planning, & expediting clerks

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

78.2% of Production, planning, & expediting clerks are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.3% of Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Production, planning, & expediting clerks.

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Age by Gender

42.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.874

42.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.715

The median age of Production, planning, & expediting clerks is 42.3, and Male employees are generally 0.0347 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Production, planning, & expediting clerks from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Production, planning, & expediting clerks is Business but a relatively high number of Production, planning, & expediting clerks hold a major in Construction.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Production, planning, & expediting clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Production, planning, & expediting clerks need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Production, planning, & expediting clerks need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Time Management.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Production, planning, & expediting clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Production, planning, & expediting clerks are expected to see a growth of 5.46% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

5.46%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Production, planning, & expediting clerks. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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