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Master Scheduler Salary (United States)

For Master Schedulers, yearly wages usually total $66K annually. Lower pay rates hover around $41K, and the higher rates verge on $110K per year. Overall cash earnings for Master Schedulers stretch from $41K on the lower end to $110K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. A solid majority report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and most collect vision insurance. Master Schedulers are largely men, dominating the profession at 64 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Master Scheduler Salary (?
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$45,035 - $101,041
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MEDIAN: $65,747
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Master Scheduler Salary (?
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$13.01 - $64.63
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,035 - $101,041  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,314  
Profit Sharing
$959 - $9,978  
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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$40,559 - $110,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,012
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $64.63  
   
Overtime
$16.44 - $74.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,314  
   
Profit Sharing
$959 - $9,978  
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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$40,559 - $110,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Job Description for Master Scheduler

A master scheduler completes a number of tasks, such as planning rules and modifiers to drive manufacturing software such as MS and MRP, planning and monitoring the cost of projects, preparing schedules with inputs from several prime contract sources, and understanding the work and time involved in planning each activity. The master scheduler is responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring products through the complete production cycle.
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Master Scheduler Tasks
  • Coordinate and integrate work package and schedules.
  • Special work around plans and schedules including unforeseen events.
  • Contract line item delivery schedules.

Common Career Paths for Master Scheduler

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Master Schedulers who go on to become Materials Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. Typically, a Materials Manager, an upper-level role, pays $66K.

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Popular Skills for Master Scheduler

Master Schedulers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Primavera P6, Suretrak (Primavera), and Microsoft Project are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 79 percent, 26 percent, and 23 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Strategic Planning, Lean Manufacturing, and Job Scheduling. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) and Job Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Master Scheduler

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $55K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. Master Schedulers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $79K. Roughly one-half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up just under one in three of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than two percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining just under one in five.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$66,000
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For Master Schedulers, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Denver, Irvine, Minneapolis, and Los Angeles are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Master Schedulers earning around 36 percent, 34 percent, 28 percent, and 27 percent more than average. Falling short of the national average by 15 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Atlanta. Employers also pay below the national average in Pittsburgh (11 percent lower) and Tulsa (10 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Master Scheduler Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Master Scheduler Salaries

Primavera P6
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SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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National Average
$66,000
Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Lean Manufacturing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%