Production Controller Salary

Production Controllers in the United States can expect wages of $53K annually on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Production Controllers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men working as Production Controllers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent.

$34,988 - $81,843
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,292
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$11.99 - $26.23
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,988 - $81,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
Profit Sharing
$617 - $3,439  
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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$27,630 - $72,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $26.23  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $36.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
   
Profit Sharing
$617 - $3,439  
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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$27,630 - $72,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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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Popular Skills for Production Controller


Typical Production Controllers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Production Management, Production Support, Microsoft Office, and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Control and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Inventory Control also know Production Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller

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


Production Controllers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $44K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $49K on average. On average, Production Controllers make $55K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Production Controllers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $62K.

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Experience Affects Production Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 14%


National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Production Controller Salaries

Production Management
up arrow 18%

Production Support
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Inventory Control
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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