Production Controller Salary

An average Production Controller in the United States can expect to take home roughly $55K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Production Controllers like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$39,504 - $80,785
$40K
$55K
$81K
MEDIAN: $55,123
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90%

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$12.10 - $27.16
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$27
MEDIAN: $17.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,504 - $80,785  
   
Bonus
$404.06 - $6,082  
Profit Sharing
$610  
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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$29,337 - $76,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $27.16  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $45.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$404.06 - $6,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$610  
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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$29,337 - $76,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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

  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.

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Popular Skills for Production Controller


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Production Controllers who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Production Management, Inventory Control, Production Support, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Inventory Control are, more often than not, also skilled in Production Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller

Pay by Experience for a Production Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Production Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 44 salaries. A Production Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Production Controller

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

▲39%

▲20%

▲4%

National Average
$49,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Production Controller Salaries



Production Support
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 10%
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