Production Control Manager Salary

Roughly three-fifths of Production Control Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $41K to $96K per year, and the average comes out to $69K per year. Overall cash earnings of Production Control Managers stretch from $41K near the bottom to $96K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Production Control Managers (67 percent) survey respondents are men. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and the greater part collect vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Production Control Managers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$44,132 - $91,916
$44K
$69K
$92K
MEDIAN: $69,493
10%
50%
90%

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$14.52 - $28.10
$15
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.73
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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
$44,132 - $91,916  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $10,316  
Profit Sharing
$5.70 - $9,967  
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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$40,925 - $95,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $28.10  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $47.68  
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
$306.39 - $10,316  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.70 - $9,967  
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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$40,925 - $95,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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 doesn't happen often, but some Production Control Managers do move on to become Supply Chain Managers. The average pay for that role is slightly higher at $82K per year. Many Production Control Managers go on to become Operations Managers or Materials Managers despite the fact that median compensation in those roles is reportedly $10K lower and $1K lower, respectively.

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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 Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management and Scheduling. Most people familiar with 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $57K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $71K. Production Control Managers bring in $70K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $71K.

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Key Stats for Production Control Manager

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Production Control Manager Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$69,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
▲7%

▲5%

Forecasting
▲5%


Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼0%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Operations Management
▼1%

Lean Manufacturing
▼1%


Job Scheduling
▼2%

Scheduling
▼5%

Project Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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