Production, planning, & expediting clerks

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Total Workforce

361k

Average Age

42.7

Average Salary

$52,629

Average Male Salary

$64,037

Average Female Salary

$44,775

About

Production, planning, & expediting clerks are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Production, planning, & expediting clerks was $52,629 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Production, planning, & expediting clerks by wage are Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics, and Statistical assistants.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Production, planning, & expediting clerks are Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD, Ashburn, Washington Heights, Morgan Park & Beverly PUMA, IL, and Grayson, Cooke & Fannin Counties PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Production, planning, & expediting clerks are Ashburn, Washington Heights, Morgan Park & Beverly PUMA, IL, Edmonds, Lynnwood & Mountlake Terrace Cities PUMA, WA, and Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Production, planning, & expediting clerks and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) 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 Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing. Production, planning, & expediting clerks are paid most in Sussex County PUMA, DE but are relatively concentrated in Ashburn, Washington Heights, Morgan Park & Beverly PUMA, IL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$52,629

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,580

In 2018, Production, planning, & expediting clerks earned an average of $52,629, $1,259 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other make somewhat more than Production, planning, & expediting clerks while Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics 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

0.341

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Production, planning, & expediting clerks had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.341, 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, Offices of physicians, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

361k

2018 Workforce

± 14,725

3.9%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 5.61%

The number of people employed as Production, planning, & expediting clerks has been growing at a rate of 3.9%, from 347,079 people in 2017 to 360,610 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Production, planning, & expediting clerks employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Production, planning, & expediting clerks at  8.59%, followed by Offices of physicians with 4.53% and Construction with 3.58%.

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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 43.2 and of female Production, planning, & expediting clerks is 42.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Production, planning, & expediting clerks is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

147k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 9,410

214k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 11,338

59.2% 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 (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

69.7% of Production, planning, & expediting clerks are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.77% of Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Black (Non-Hispanic) 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

43.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.876

42.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.7

The median age of Production, planning, & expediting clerks is 42.7, and Male employees are generally 0.823 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 Transportation.

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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