The average Production Analyst in the United States earns approximately $52K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Production Analysts survey participants are largely women, dominating at 61 percent. Most Production Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,988 - $76,908
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,653
10%
50%
90%

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$13.12 - $26.36
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,988 - $76,908  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$34,514 - $75,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.12 - $26.36  
   
Overtime
$20.49 - $57.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,004 - $11,745  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$34,514 - $75,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Production Analyst

A production analyst helps plan and execute efficient production flow for their company's goods, data or information. The analyst works to design scheduling and staffing models that provide the best optimization of labor cost and production volume and efficiency. They ensure that proper quality assurance is provided for any products or data produced by the company as well. Finally, the production analyst works to identify and correct any equipment failures, hardware problems or data storage difficulties that may result in product defects or useless data.

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Production Analyst Tasks

  • Oversee the resolution of system problems when they occur.
  • Suggest updates in technology or equipment replacements to make production more efficient.
  • Monitor production processes and computer programs to ensure they run reliably and accurately.

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Popular Skills for Production Analyst


Production Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Loan Underwriting and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent and 17 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Analysis, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Production Analysts, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $47K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $58K on average. Production Analysts see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $80K on average.

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Experience Affects Production Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%


Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Production Analyst Salaries

Loan Underwriting
up arrow 20%

SQL
up arrow 17%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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