Production Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $53K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up a slight majority of Production Analysts (58 percent) survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Production Analysts is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,926 - $75,671
$39K
$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $52,524
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$13.11 - $29.81
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MEDIAN: $17.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,926 - $75,671  
   
Bonus
$987 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$7,500  
Total Pay (?
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$34,547 - $75,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.11 - $29.81  
   
Overtime
$20.73 - $57.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$987 - $12,000  
   
Commission
$7,500  
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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$34,547 - $75,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Production Analyst


Production Analysts seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Loan Underwriting, SQL, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 13 percent and 20 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Access. Most people who know 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $47K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $60K. Production Analysts bring in $64K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $79K.

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Key Stats for Production Analyst

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Production Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%


Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Production Analyst Salaries

Loan Underwriting
up arrow 20%

SQL
up arrow 15%

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

National Average
$50,000


Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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