Production Control Manager Salary

Just below three-fifths of Production Control Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $39K to $96K per year, but median earnings come to around $68K annually. In the world of Production Control Managers, overall income ranges from $39K near the bottom to $96K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Production Control Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Production Control Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,138 - $91,942
(Median)
$41K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $67,874
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50%
90%

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$12.21 - $25.31
(Median)
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
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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At the upper end, Production Control Managers who move into a Supply Chain Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Supply Chain Managers is a much higher $83K per year. Becoming an Operations Manager or a Materials Manager is a common transition from a Production Control Manager role.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Survey results imply that Production Control Managers put a diverse skill set to use. 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 seem to negatively impact pay 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.


Production Control Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $54K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $67K. Production Control Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $71K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $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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