Production Controller Salary

Median pay for Production Controllers in the United States is around $58K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Production Controllers (59 percent) who responded to the survey. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part.

$40,008 - $81,967
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$58K
$82K
MEDIAN: $57,791
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$12.48 - $26.96
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MEDIAN: $18.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,008 - $81,967  
   
Bonus
$405.47 - $6,040  
Total Pay (?
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$30,770 - $77,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $26.96  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $44.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$405.47 - $6,040  
   
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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$30,770 - $77,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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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


Production Controllers report a focused set of job skills. 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. Most people familiar with Inventory Control also know 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 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

▲37%

▲18%

▲2%

National Average
$50,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Production Controller Salaries



National Average
$50,000

Production Support
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%
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