Production, planning, & expediting clerks

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2019 Workforce
318k
Average Age
42.3
Estimated Job Growth
3.91%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$55,280
Average Male Salary
$65,708
Average Female Salary
$46,398

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 $55,280 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Production, planning, & expediting clerks by wage are Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, and Dental hygienists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Production, planning, & expediting clerks are Roy, North Ogden, Ogden (Northwest) & West Haven Cities PUMA, UT, Denver City (Northeast) PUMA, CO, and Burbank City PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Production, planning, & expediting clerks are Burbank City PUMA, CA, Roy, North Ogden, Ogden (Northwest) & West Haven Cities PUMA, UT, and Onondaga County (North) PUMA, NY.

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 Petroleum refining. Production, planning, & expediting clerks are paid most in Sussex County PUMA, DE but are relatively concentrated in Burbank City PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,280
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,968

In 2019, Production, planning, & expediting clerks earned an average of $55,280, $244 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers make somewhat more than Production, planning, & expediting clerks while Photographic process workers & processing machine operators 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

0.343
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Production, planning, & expediting clerks had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.343, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Production, planning, & expediting clerks

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, Construction, and Aircraft & parts manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Production, planning, & expediting clerks, by average wage, are Petroleum refining, Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers, and Metal ore mining.

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Industries by Share

318k
2019 Workforce
± 13,836
−11.7%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.76%

The number of people employed as Production, planning, & expediting clerks has been declining at a rate of −11.7%, from 360,610 people in 2018 to 318,269 people in 2019.

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  6.65%, followed by Construction with 3.91% and Aircraft & parts manufacturing with 3.54%.

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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 42.5 and of female Production, planning, & expediting clerks is 42.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Production, planning, & expediting clerks is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

146k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,389
172k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 10,173

54% 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. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

69.8% of Production, planning, & expediting clerks are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.3% of Production, planning, & expediting clerks, White (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

42.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.879
42.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.778

The median age of Production, planning, & expediting clerks is 42.3, and Male employees are generally 0.355 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 Natural Resources & Conservation.

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 Reading Comprehension.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks are expected to see a growth of 3.91% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks.
3.91%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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