Production Control Manager Salary

Production Control Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — close to three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $41K to $97K per year, median earnings come to $70K per year. Overall cash earnings of Production Control Managers stretch from $41K near the bottom to $97K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and the larger part get vision plans, too. The majority of Production Control Managers (66 percent) who took the survey are men. For the most part, Production Control Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,385 - $93,014
$44K
$70K
$93K
MEDIAN: $69,699
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50%
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$14.58 - $28.02
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$28
MEDIAN: $19.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,385 - $93,014  
   
Bonus
$19.87 - $10,251  
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $10,033  
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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$40,750 - $96,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $28.02  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $47.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$19.87 - $10,251  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $10,033  
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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$40,750 - $96,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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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For Production Control Managers, advancing into a Supply Chain Manager role, for which the median salary is $82K, is not common but it does happen. Production Control Managers most often advance into Operations Manager and Materials Manager positions even though the median salaries are $10K lower and $1K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Production Control Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Inventory Management, Powerpoint, Forecasting, and Materials Requirement Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Project Management and Microsoft Word. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Control Manager

Pay by Experience for a Production Control Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Control Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Control Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Production Control Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 106 salaries. A Production Control Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 56 salaries.

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Key Stats for Production Control Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Production Control Manager Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$69,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
▲7%

▲6%

Forecasting
▲5%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲4%


Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$69,000



Operations Management
▼1%

Lean Manufacturing
▼1%

Job Scheduling
▼2%

Scheduling
▼2%


Project Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%