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Production Control Manager Salary

Production Control Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $38K to $96K per year, median earnings come to $68K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $14K and $7K, respectively — total cash payment to Production Control Managers can bottom out near $38K or peak near $96K depending on individual performance. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Production Control Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Work is enjoyable for Production Control Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,346 - $90,839
(Median)
$41K
$68K
$91K
MEDIAN: $67,705
10%
50%
90%

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$12.41 - $24.79
(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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,346 - $90,839  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,093  
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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$38,330 - $95,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 371
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.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $24.79  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $35.63  
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 - $14,093  
   
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).
)
$38,330 - $95,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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 may progress into high-paying roles like Supply Chain Manager, where median compensation is $83K annually. A Production Control Manager often moves on to become an Operations Manager or a Materials Manager.

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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, 15 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking and Inventory Management. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $53K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $69K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $71K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $72K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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