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Production Control Manager Salary

Nearly three in five of Production Control Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $37K to $95K per year, but median earnings come to around $67K per year. In the world of Production Control Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $37K and $95K. Location and career length 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. The majority of Production Control Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$40,677 - $90,428
(Median)
$41K
$67K
$90K
MEDIAN: $67,071
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90%

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$12.81 - $25.84
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,677 - $90,428  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,258  
Profit Sharing
$145.44 - $7,213  
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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$37,004 - $94,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $25.84  
   
Overtime
$17.32 - $40.21  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,258  
   
Profit Sharing
$145.44 - $7,213  
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).
)
$37,004 - $94,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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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Production Control Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Supply Chain Manager. The average Supply Chain Manager bring home $83K per year. As Production Control Managers progress in their field, many go on to become Materials Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $67K per year. Another common career choice for Production Control Managers is to move into an Operations Manager role. Typically, Operations Managers get paid $58K.

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Popular Skills for Production Control Manager


Production Control Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Materials Requirement Planning, Powerpoint, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 19 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Those listing Inventory Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know 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.


Production Control Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $52K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $67K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Production Control Managers make a median salary of $70K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $73K.

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Experience Affects Production Control Manager Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Production Control Manager Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 28%


Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%


Inventory Management
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%