Production Control Manager Salary

Production Control Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly more than half of Production Control Managers. Salaries average out to around $68K per year and spread from $38K to $96K per year. Total cash compensation for Production Control Managers runs from $38K to $96K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $14K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Production Control Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Production Control Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,218 - $91,313
(Median)
$41K
$68K
$91K
MEDIAN: $67,959
10%
50%
90%

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$12.44 - $25.11
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,218 - $91,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,443  
Profit Sharing
$148.99 - $7,047  
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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$38,022 - $95,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $25.11  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $36.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,443  
   
Profit Sharing
$148.99 - $7,047  
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).
)
$38,022 - $95,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Job Description for Production Control Manager

Production control managers are employed by companies in several industries, but primarily by supply chain services and manufacturers. Companies prefer applicants who have a bachelor's degree or higher in logistics or supply chain management and at least three years of relevant experience, and prior supervisory or management experience is highly beneficial.

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Production Control Manager Tasks

  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in safety program development.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of production staff.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repair of machines to avoid downtime and delays, ensure production process and machinery are in compliance with customer specifications and professional and safety standards.
  • Oversee day-to-day production schedules, operational and plant activities.
  • Review engineering recommended process changes to ensure process is appropriate with operating goals.

Common Career Paths for Production Control Manager


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Production Control Managers who transition into a Supply Chain Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $83K per year. It is not unusual for a Production Control Manager to become an Operations Manager or a Materials Manager.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Survey results suggest that Production Control Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Materials Requirement Planning, Powerpoint, Operations Management, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 19 percent. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Control Manager

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


For many Production Control Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $54K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $69K. Production Control Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $71K. Production Control Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $72K on average.

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Experience Affects Production Control Manager Salaries




National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 19%


Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 16%
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