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Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

in Massachusetts

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems. Excludes "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).

Occupation Projection for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
435061  Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 6,315 6,581 266 4.21 % 224 418 27 669 High school diploma or equivalent 

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    800  13 % 840  13 % 40  4 % $49,110
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    650  10 % 610  9 % -40  -7 % $56,820
Health Care and Social Assistance    630  10 % 690  10 % 60  10 % $47,960
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    580  9 % 600  9 % 20  4 % $47,200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    530  8 % 600  9 % 70  13 % $57,200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    530  8 % 600  9 % 70  13 % $57,200
Hospitals    330  5 % 360  5 % 30  7 % $49,360
Information    270  4 % 250  4 % -20  -5 % $56,760
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    240  4 % 240  4 % 0  1 % $54,240
Construction    240  4 % 270  4 % 30  13 % $54,510
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    230  4 % 250  4 % 20  11 % $51,120
Management of Companies and Enterprises    230  4 % 250  4 % 20  7 % $58,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises    230  4 % 250  4 % 20  7 % $58,840
Ambulatory Health Care Services    200  3 % 230  4 % 30  16 % $49,690
Machinery Manufacturing    180  3 % 190  3 % 10  1 % $52,360
Specialty Trade Contractors    160  2 % 180  3 % 20  13 % $54,340
Food Manufacturing    150  2 % 160  2 % 10  9 % $52,710
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    150  2 % 150  2 % 0  1 % $52,130
Educational Services    140  2 % 160  2 % 20  16 % $62,820
Educational Services    140  2 % 160  2 % 20  16 % $62,820
Warehousing and Storage    140  2 % 160  2 % 20  14 % $46,340
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing    140  2 % 130  2 % -10  -6 % $74,850
Printing and Related Support Activities    120  2 % 110  2 % -10  -7 % $57,140
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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