Production Controller Salary (United States)

A Production Controller earns an average salary of $51,683 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 Total Pay (?
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$34,392 - $71,605
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72K
MEDIAN: $51,682
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Production Controller Total Pay (?
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$12.51 - $27.07
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,392 - $71,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,058  
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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$29,575 - $71,631  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $27.07  
   
Overtime
$18.34 - $39.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,058  
   
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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$29,575 - $71,631  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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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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Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Production Controller Salaries

Production Management
up arrow 21%
National Average
$48,000
Production Support
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 48 votes.
Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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