Production Control Manager Salary

Production Control Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $68K annually, but may range from $39K to $96K per year. Cash earnings for Production Control Managers — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $39K to approximately $96K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Production Control Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$41,138 - $91,942
(Median)
$41K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $67,874
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$12.21 - $25.31
(Median)
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,138 - $91,942  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,296  
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $5,068  
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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$38,837 - $95,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $25.31  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $37.61  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,296  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $5,068  
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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$38,837 - $95,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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 go on to become Supply Chain Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Supply Chain Managers is $83K annually. Becoming an Operations Manager or a Materials Manager is often the next step for a Production Control Manager.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Survey results show that Production Control Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Materials Requirement Planning, Powerpoint, Inventory Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 18 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Control Manager

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


For Production Control Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $54K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $67K. Production Control Managers see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Production Control Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $73K.

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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 18%


Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

Operations Management
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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