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Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk Salary Information

The salary statistics of production, planning, and expediting clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of production, planning, and expediting clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The production, planning, and expediting clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,140
25th Percentile Wage
$35,770
50th Percentile Wage
$46,760
75th Percentile Wage
$59,560
90th Percentile Wage
$74,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for production, planning, and expediting clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) production, planning, and expediting clerks is $74,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,140. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 164% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of production, planning, and expediting clerks from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,7601.30%6.46%
201546,1501.04%-
201445,6702.28%-
201344,6301.99%-
201243,740--

Table 2. Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of production, planning, and expediting clerks in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for production, planning, and expediting clerks occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $64,360. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $35,410).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$64,360
Federal, State, and Local Government
$54,690
Mining
$54,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,850
Information
$48,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$48,340
Transportation and Warehousing
$47,990
Manufacturing
$47,550
Finance and Insurance
$47,480
Construction
$47,450
Educational Services
$46,830
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$45,400
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$44,560
Wholesale Trade
$44,280
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$42,010
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$39,580
Health Care and Social Assistance
$38,230
Retail Trade
$37,160
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$36,270
Accommodation and Food Services
$35,410

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks by States

From the above tables we note that not only production, planning, and expediting clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of production, planning, and expediting clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,010 to $57,990. The highest paying state for production, planning, and expediting clerks is Maine with a median annual salary of $57,990. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $25,010. For more salary information of production, planning, and expediting clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Maine
$57,990
Wyoming
$57,990
District of Columbia
$57,970
New Mexico
$57,970
Alaska
$54,290
Louisiana
$53,320
New Hampshire
$53,240
Massachusetts
$52,740
Kansas
$51,810
Rhode Island
$51,540
New York
$51,350
Vermont
$50,590
Connecticut
$49,830
Hawaii
$49,820
Virginia
$49,780
New Jersey
$49,610
Maryland
$48,740
Delaware
$48,420
Colorado
$48,330
Alabama
$48,020
Michigan
$47,760
Washington
$47,720
Minnesota
$47,710
California
$47,710
West Virginia
$47,440
Oklahoma
$47,030
Missouri
$46,910
Illinois
$46,790
Ohio
$46,600
Pennsylvania
$46,530
Georgia
$46,300
Tennessee
$46,280
Kentucky
$46,040
Indiana
$45,920
Oregon
$44,680
Wisconsin
$44,130
Texas
$44,120
South Carolina
$43,530
Utah
$42,860
Nevada
$42,750
Iowa
$42,620
Montana
$42,520
Arizona
$42,170
North Carolina
$41,610
Florida
$41,330
Mississippi
$40,850
Guam
$40,420
Virgin Islands
$39,280
Arkansas
$39,130
Idaho
$38,940
North Dakota
$38,550
Nebraska
$38,080
South Dakota
$37,360
Puerto Rico
$25,010



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