How Much Do Production Planners Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Production and Planning Clerks

Production and Planning Clerks 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.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$52000 per year
Hourly wage
$25 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$31,520 to $38,470 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$15 to $18 per hour

Entry-level Production, Planning and Expediting Clerks with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $31,520 to $38,470 per year or $15 to $18 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Production, Planning and Expediting Clerks to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $37 $77,710
Senior (Top 25%) $30 $63,120
Middle (Mid 50%) $24 $49,640
Junior (Bottom 25%) $18 $38,470
No experience (Bottom 10%) $15 $31,520

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
MA $28 $59,040
CT $28 $57,640
MT $27 $57,070
RI $27 $56,900
ME $27 $56,730
DC $27 $56,700
VA $27 $56,590
CO $27 $56,350
NH $27 $56,270
ND $27 $56,080

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Production, Planning and Expediting Clerk is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like MA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at MA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Production Planners are in the states of MA, CT, MT, RI and ME.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Inland Water Transportation $81180 $39.03
Metal Ore Mining $78720 $37.85
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $73460 $35.32
Electronics and Appliance Stores $70660 $33.97
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil $69350 $33.34
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $65890 $31.68
Oil and Gas Extraction $65450 $31.47
Natural Gas Distribution $65230 $31.36
Ship and Boat Building $65070 $31.28
Other Pipeline Transportation $64910 $31.21
Support Activities for Water Transportation $64860 $31.18
Federal Executive Branch $64540 $31.03
Telecommunications $62310 $29.96
Legal Services $62210 $29.91
Chemical Manufacturing $61700 $29.67
Local Government $61190 $29.42
Postal Service (Federal Government) $60930 $29.29
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills $59710 $28.71
Scientific Research and Development Services $59690 $28.70
Cable and Other Subscription Programming $59290 $28.50
Nonresidential Building Construction $58860 $28.30
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $58850 $28.29
Waste Treatment and Disposal $58840 $28.29
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing $58740 $28.24
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction $58150 $27.96
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $57700 $27.74
Utility System Construction $57170 $27.49
Rail Transportation $56910 $27.36
Water, Sewage and Other Systems $56770 $27.29
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations $56690 $27.26

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