Production Controller Salary (United States)

A Production Controller earns an average salary of $52,362 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Production Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Production Controller Salary (?
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$34,861 - $79,262
(Median)
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52K
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MEDIAN: $52,361
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Production Controller Salary (?
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$12.37 - $26.27
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,861 - $79,262  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,160  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $3,500  
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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$29,773 - $72,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $26.27  
   
Overtime
$18.23 - $36.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,160  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $3,500  
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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$29,773 - $72,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Job Description for Production Controller

A production controller works to ensure smooth and efficient processes for their organization's activities. They maintain close contact with maintenance personnel to ensure that relevant machinery remains in service and has a maximum uptime. They also work with managers to determine staffing levels to ensure maximum production within budgetary constraints. The production controller schedules when specific tasks are performed in the production cycle. They also maintain close contact with inventory managers to schedule deliveries and pickups of materials and products, making sure the delivery process does not interfere with other operations.
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Production Controller Tasks
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.
  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$49,000
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Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Production Controller Salaries

Production Management
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Production Support
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National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%