Production Control Manager Salary

The majority of Production Control Managers in the United States — just below three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $38K to $96K per year, and the median is $68K annually. Total cash compensation for Production Control Managers runs from $38K to $96K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $14K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Production Control Managers. Most Production Control Managers survey respondents are men (75 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,326 - $91,586

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$12.47 - $25.05

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,326 - $91,586  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,382  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $6,953  
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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$38,324 - $95,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 389
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $25.05  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $36.36  
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 - $14,382  
   
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $6,953  
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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$38,324 - $95,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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. It is not uncommon for a Production Control Manager to continue on to become an Operations Manager or a Materials Manager.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Production Control Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Materials Requirement Planning, Powerpoint, Operations Management, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 19 percent. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are 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.


For Production Control Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $54K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $69K. Production Control Managers see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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
$66,000


Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 19%


Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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