Production Control Manager Salary

Production Control Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and three in five have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $71K per year, but may range from $40K to $100K per year. Overall cash earnings for Production Control Managers vary widely between $40K and $100K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Production Control Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Production Control Managers (64 percent) survey respondents are men. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$44,385 - $95,861
$44K
$71K
$96K
MEDIAN: $71,100
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$14.08 - $28.94
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MEDIAN: $20.56
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$0$99K
Salary $44,385 - $95,861
Bonus $10.14 - $10,111
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,067
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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$40,359 - $99,590
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 196
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.08 - $28.94
Overtime $1.53 - $48.32
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $10.14 - $10,111
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,067
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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$40,359 - $99,590
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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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

  • Oversee day-to-day production schedules, operational and plant activities.
  • Review engineering recommended process changes to ensure process is appropriate with operating goals.
  • 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.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in safety program development.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of production staff.

Common Career Paths for Production Control Manager


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It is somewhat unusual to come across Production Control Managers who move on to become Supply Chain Managers, but it does happen from time to time, and the median salary for that position sits slightly higher at $82K. A lot of Production Control Managers advance their careers by becoming Operations Managers and Materials Managers. However, those positions offer $11K less and $3K less per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Survey results imply that Production Control Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Inventory Management, Powerpoint, Forecasting, and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Job Scheduling. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Control Manager

Pay by Experience for a Production Control Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Control Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Control Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Production Control Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 106 salaries. A Production Control Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 56 salaries.

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Key Stats for Production Control Manager

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Production Control Manager Salaries

▲4%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$70,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
▲5%

▲4%

Forecasting
▲3%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲2%


National Average
$70,000

Data Analysis
▼2%

Lean Manufacturing
▼2%



Operations Management
▼3%

Scheduling
▼3%

Job Scheduling
▼4%


Project Management
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%
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