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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,490
25th Percentile Wage
$35,800
50th Percentile Wage
$46,670
75th Percentile Wage
$59,790
90th Percentile Wage
$74,000

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 $74,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,490. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 159% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of production, planning, and expediting clerks from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,670
-0.19% 6.28%
2016
$46,760
1.30% -
2015
$46,150
1.04% -
2014
$45,670
2.28% -
2013
$44,630
1.99% -
2012
$43,740
- -

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 $66,470. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $35,700).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$66,470
Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,970
Mining
$52,930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,010
Information
$50,000
Construction
$48,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$48,620
Finance and Insurance
$48,080
Transportation and Warehousing
$47,610
Manufacturing
$47,540
Educational Services
$46,650
Wholesale Trade
$45,360
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$45,140
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$40,790
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$39,200
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$39,200
Health Care and Social Assistance
$38,380
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$38,140
Retail Trade
$36,050
Accommodation and Food Services
$35,700

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 $27,550 to $57,980. The highest paying state for production, planning, and expediting clerks is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $57,980. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $27,550. 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
District of Columbia
$57,980
Maine
$57,750
Louisiana
$56,280
New Mexico
$56,150
Wyoming
$53,450
Rhode Island
$53,050
Alaska
$53,040
Massachusetts
$52,740
New Jersey
$51,080
Kansas
$50,370
Colorado
$50,360
Delaware
$50,340
Virginia
$50,300
New Hampshire
$50,130
Connecticut
$50,110
Hawaii
$49,980
Maryland
$49,560
New York
$49,360
West Virginia
$49,080
Vermont
$48,840
Minnesota
$48,840
California
$48,340
Montana
$48,040
Missouri
$47,390
Indiana
$46,970
Alabama
$46,830
Ohio
$46,730
Oklahoma
$46,260
Pennsylvania
$46,000
Georgia
$45,780
Illinois
$45,650
Washington
$45,380
Michigan
$45,280
Kentucky
$44,930
Iowa
$44,910
Oregon
$44,860
Wisconsin
$44,750
Texas
$44,530
Tennessee
$44,350
Mississippi
$44,070
Utah
$43,930
Arizona
$43,630
Nevada
$43,540
North Carolina
$42,650
Guam
$41,760
Florida
$41,320
South Carolina
$40,830
North Dakota
$40,450
Idaho
$38,900
Arkansas
$38,710
Nebraska
$38,700
South Dakota
$38,070
Virgin Islands
$30,060
Puerto Rico
$27,550



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