Master Planner Salary

For Master Planners, annual average wages total $67K per year. Male Master Planners who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (64 percent) are men. Job satisfaction for Master Planners is high. In this profession, almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,058 - $90,595
$50K
$67K
$91K
MEDIAN: $66,742
10%
50%
90%

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$19.23 - $29.63
$21
MEDIAN: $20.87
50%

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$0$92K
Salary $50,058 - $90,595
Bonus $1,479 - $9,596
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,596 - $92,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $20.87
Overtime $31.26
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $1,479 - $9,596
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,596 - $92,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Master Planner

Master planners oversee manufacturing and engineering work environments, setting production schedules and coordinating department schedules. They must meet with department supervisors to determine progress and keep apprised of all changes in departmental schedules. The master planner ensures that materials are available in the supply chain and that inventory is maintained at acceptable levels. They must review and plan requirements for acceptable inventory, find sources that supply raw materials, utilities, and outside services, coordinate procurement efforts, and determine the level of need for the items they must procure. Master planners serve as the point of contact for all schedules within the company; they are often called the master scheduler or master coordinator for this reason. They keep apprised of all activities and procedures through production planners or document coordinators in their company.

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Master Planner Tasks

  • Create and implement inventory and shipment master schedules.
  • Analyze customer orders, market forecasts, and trend analysis to determine shipipng and inventory needs.
  • Monitor and adjust master schedule based on production and sales performance.

Common Career Paths for Master Planner


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Master Planners who transition into an upper level Master Scheduler position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Master Scheduler makes $66K a year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Master Planner

Pay by Experience for a Master Planner has a positive trend. An entry-level Master Planner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Master Planner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Master Planner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 40 salaries. A Master Planner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Key Stats for Master Planner

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Master Planner Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Master Planner Salaries

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
▲24%

Strategic Planning
▲19%

Operations Management
▲8%

Supply Chain
▲4%


Microsoft Excel
▲2%

National Average
$68,000

Microsoft Project
▼4%

Forecasting
▼11%

Scheduling
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 7%
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