Production Analyst Salary

Production Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $53K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women Production Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Production Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,425 - $77,053
(Median)
$37K
$53K
$77K
MEDIAN: $52,819
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$12.94 - $28.38
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,425 - $77,053  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,721  
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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$34,829 - $78,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$21.30 - $54.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,721  
   
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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$34,829 - $78,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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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Survey results suggest that Production Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, SQL, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Excel. Aptitude in Microsoft Excel tends to also indicate an understanding of SQL.

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 inexperienced workers average out to $56K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $48K. For Production Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $59K. Production Analysts who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $75K.

Production Analyst Advice

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Production Analyst in Silver Spring:
"Policy And Procedure."
No every department intimately and their purposes. How they fit in the big picture. Then document policy and procedure accurately.

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Experience Affects Production Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Production Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

National Average
$51,000


Microsoft Access
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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