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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 per year, but may range from $37K to $96K per year. With some bonuses approaching $13K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Production Control Managers spread between $37K and $96K depending on individual performance. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Production Control Managers who answered the questionnnaire. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,235 - $91,623
(Median)
$41K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $67,606
10%
50%
90%

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$12.44 - $24.69
(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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,235 - $91,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,460  
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $7,149  
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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$37,415 - $96,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 368
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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $24.69  
   
Overtime
$16.48 - $35.07  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,460  
   
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $7,149  
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).
)
$37,415 - $96,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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As Production Control Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Supply Chain Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Supply Chain Managers earn $83K on average 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 show that Production Control Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Materials Requirement Planning, Powerpoint, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 17 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Those listing Inventory Management and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled 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 $52K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $69K. Production Control Managers see a median salary of $72K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Production Control Manager Salaries




National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 26%


Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%


Inventory Management
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%